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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 02' South
Longitude: 118° 12' 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"1033.85 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.7"5.03 miwest0° 23' 00.5"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 05' South
Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.16 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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' 17.0"986.74 miwest0° 09' 50.9"11.28 misouth986.55 mi
24 hours12° 33' 47.2"855.65 mieast3° 40' 27.5"252.58 misouth886.91 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 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:40 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:40 PM3418 km2124 miles1846 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM3816 km2371 miles2061 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 12:40 PM3851 km2393 miles2080 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 1:40 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:40 PM4021 km2499 miles2171 nmEast-northeast ENE
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