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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° 22' 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"1006.87 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.1"0.64 miwest0° 19' 24.3"22.24 misouth22.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 135° 19' 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"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 43.5"12.28 misouth1005.63 mi
24 hours11° 18' 46.2"782.55 mieast4° 19' 34.4"297.27 misouth836.61 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 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmEast E
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouthwest SW
SucreWed 1:40 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:40 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 11:40 AM2710 km1684 miles1464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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