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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: 92° 60' 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"1033.19 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.18 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° 31' 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"972.87 miwest0° 08' 28.4"9.71 misouth972.63 mi
24 hours13° 06' 04.7"881.14 mieast3° 00' 24.3"206.73 misouth899.25 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 Noon623 km387 miles337 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:00 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 1:00 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:00 Noon1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:00 Noon2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:00 Noon2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 1:00 PM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 12:00 Noon2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 12:00 Noon2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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