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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° 22' 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"1006.86 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.83 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 136° 17' 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"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 43.5"12.28 misouth1005.63 mi
24 hours11° 18' 50.4"782.64 mieast4° 19' 35.0"297.28 misouth836.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:44 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
LimaWed 12:44 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:44 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:44 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:44 PM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmEast E
Easter Island *Wed 12:44 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoWed 1:44 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:44 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:44 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 11:44 AM2736 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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