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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 89° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.15 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"1006.80 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.1"0.64 miwest0° 19' 24.3"22.24 misouth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 135° 02' 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' 11.5"1005.48 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 45.0"782.48 mieast4° 19' 34.4"297.25 misouth836.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:40 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmEast E
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouthwest SW
SucreWed 1:40 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 11:40 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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