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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' South, Longitude: 103° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.57 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.9"4.80 miwest0° 22' 52.1"26.19 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 69° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.08 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.6"957.38 miwest0° 06' 17.8"7.22 misouth957.15 mi
24 hours13° 37' 27.9"903.23 mieast2° 01' 19.9"139.08 misouth908.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:40 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 1:40 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Acapulco *Mon 1:40 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 1:40 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 12:40 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 12:40 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:40 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 12:40 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 1:40 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaMon 12:40 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
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