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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 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 120° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 111° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.12 meters/second, 1588.0 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' 16.5"986.64 miwest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 misouth986.45 mi
24 hours12° 34' 01.8"855.86 mieast3° 40' 12.6"252.30 misouth887.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:50 PM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:50 PM3914 km2432 miles2114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:50 PM3976 km2471 miles2147 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:50 PM4051 km2517 miles2188 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4144 km2575 miles2238 nmWest W
TegucigalpaSat 1:50 PM4259 km2646 miles2299 nmEast-northeast ENE
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