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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 104° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.13 meters/second, 1620.5 km/hour, 1006.9 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' 01.5"1006.81 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.7"0.63 miwest0° 19' 23.8"22.23 misouth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 149° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 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' 09.4"1005.52 miwest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 misouth1005.60 mi
24 hours11° 19' 49.9"783.79 mieast4° 19' 40.6"297.39 misouth837.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 1:40 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:40 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownWed 10:40 AM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaWed 1:40 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:40 PM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:40 PM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:40 PM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:40 PM3514 km2183 miles1897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:40 PM3516 km2185 miles1898 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 12:40 PM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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