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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 24' South
Longitude: 100° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.88 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"1033.25 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.2"4.92 miwest0° 22' 56.7"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 36' South
Longitude: 80° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.0"972.60 miwest0° 08' 26.1"9.67 misouth972.36 mi
24 hours13° 06' 48.5"881.75 mieast2° 59' 19.0"205.50 misouth899.56 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 12:30 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 1:30 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast E
Acapulco *Sun 1:30 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 12:30 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:30 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:30 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaSun 12:30 PM2622 km1630 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
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