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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 60' South, Longitude: 86° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.16 meters/second, 1620.6 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1006.88 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.2"0.64 miwest0° 19' 24.3"22.24 misouth22.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 132° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.53 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.9"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 misouth1005.64 mi
24 hours11° 18' 35.6"782.35 mieast4° 19' 33.4"297.25 misouth836.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:30 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 1:30 PM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:30 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:30 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 11:30 AM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth N
PanamaWed 12:30 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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