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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° 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"1033.24 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 84° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.77 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.5 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"972.38 miwest0° 08' 24.7"9.64 misouth972.14 mi
24 hours13° 07' 16.4"882.10 mieast2° 58' 36.8"204.69 misouth899.72 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 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:50 PM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Sun 1:50 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:50 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:50 PM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:50 PM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:50 PM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:50 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:50 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:50 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmEast E
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