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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 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 90° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.15 meters/second, 1620.5 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"1006.79 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.76 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 136° 01' 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' 11.4"1005.48 miwest0° 10' 43.5"12.28 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.1"782.56 mieast4° 19' 34.8"297.26 misouth836.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:44 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:44 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:44 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:44 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:44 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:44 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmEast E
Easter Island *Wed 12:44 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
SucreWed 1:44 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:44 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 11:44 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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