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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 121° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.77 meters/second, 1655.2 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.49 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.47 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.7"4.11 miwest0° 22' 23.3"25.64 misouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 17° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.9"966.31 miwest0° 07' 54.7"9.07 minorth966.65 mi
24 hours13° 00' 23.1"869.89 mieast3° 32' 09.4"243.09 minorth909.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:50 PM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaSat 1:50 PM4187 km2602 miles2261 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:50 PM4212 km2617 miles2274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 1:50 PM4253 km2643 miles2296 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM4407 km2738 miles2380 nmWest-southwest WSW
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