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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 118° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.87 meters/second, 1662.7 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"1033.22 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.21 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.9"4.91 miwest0° 22' 56.5"26.27 misouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 96° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 49.8"971.84 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 misouth971.60 mi
24 hours13° 08' 26.3"882.96 mieast2° 56' 50.4"202.66 misouth900.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:40 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:40 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:40 PM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 2:40 PM3457 km2148 miles1866 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:40 AM3659 km2274 miles1976 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 1:40 PM3779 km2348 miles2041 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:40 PM3847 km2390 miles2077 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:40 PM3895 km2420 miles2103 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 1:40 PM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:40 PM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmEast-northeast ENE
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