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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 105° 30' 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"1033.17 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.16 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 84° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.77 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.8"972.33 miwest0° 08' 24.7"9.64 misouth972.09 mi
24 hours13° 07' 15.0"882.02 mieast2° 58' 39.1"204.72 misouth899.65 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 12:50 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:50 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Sun 1:50 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:50 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:50 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:50 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:50 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:50 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:50 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:50 PM3055 km1898 miles1649 nmEast E
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