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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° 35' 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' 34.0"0.64 miwest0° 19' 24.3"22.23 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° 28' 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"1005.48 miwest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 55.6"782.68 mieast4° 19' 35.4"297.27 misouth836.72 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 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmNorth N
LimaWed 12:50 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:50 PM1831 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:50 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 12:50 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 1:50 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:50 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:50 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaWed 12:50 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 1:50 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast-southeast ESE
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