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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 93° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.26 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.25 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 56.8"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 72° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.01 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.9"972.92 miwest0° 08' 28.4"9.71 misouth972.68 mi
24 hours13° 06' 06.4"881.22 mieast3° 00' 22.0"206.70 misouth899.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:00 Noon643 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:00 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 1:00 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:00 Noon1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:00 Noon2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:00 Noon2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 1:00 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 12:00 Noon2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 12:00 Noon2254 km1401 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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