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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 91° 52' 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' 34.0"0.64 miwest0° 19' 24.3"22.24 misouth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 137° 44' 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' 11.2"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 misouth1005.63 mi
24 hours11° 18' 56.6"782.76 mieast4° 19' 35.5"297.29 misouth836.79 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 11:50 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
LimaWed 12:50 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:50 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:50 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 12:50 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 1:50 PM2563 km1592 miles1384 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:50 PM2655 km1650 miles1433 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:50 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaWed 12:50 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
PanamaWed 12:50 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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