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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 24' South
Longitude: 103° 17' 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 misouth1033.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.1"4.92 miwest0° 22' 56.6"26.28 misouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 37' South
Longitude: 82° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.81 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 53.4"972.49 miwest0° 08' 25.4"9.65 misouth972.25 mi
24 hours13° 07' 02.4"881.92 mieast2° 58' 57.8"205.09 misouth899.64 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 12:40 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:40 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Acapulco *Sun 1:40 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 1:40 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:40 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:40 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:40 PM2783 km1729 miles1502 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 12:40 PM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmNortheast NE
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