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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 117° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.8 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.78 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.7"5.03 miwest0° 23' 00.6"26.35 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' South, Longitude: 109° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.17 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.1"986.68 miwest0° 09' 50.9"11.28 misouth986.49 mi
24 hours12° 33' 45.6"855.57 mieast3° 40' 29.2"252.60 misouth886.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:40 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:40 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM3791 km2355 miles2047 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 12:40 PM3846 km2390 miles2076 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 1:40 PM3987 km2477 miles2153 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:40 PM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmEast-northeast ENE
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