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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 88° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.08 meters/second, 1645.5 km/hour, 1022.5 miles/hour or 888.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1022.45 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 misouth1022.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.4"3.13 miwest0° 21' 37.7"24.78 misouth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 88° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.5"988.15 miwest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 minorth987.97 mi
24 hours11° 52' 46.4"809.24 mieast3° 30' 33.7"241.24 minorth839.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:38 AM999 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:38 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:38 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:38 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
CaliFri 12:38 PM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:38 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 12:38 PM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 1:38 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmEast E
PanamaFri 12:38 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:38 PM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-southeast ESE
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