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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 01' South
Longitude: 107° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.12 meters/second, 1620.4 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"1006.79 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.6"0.63 miwest0° 19' 23.6"22.22 misouth22.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 10' North
Longitude: 153° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 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' 08.8"1005.52 miwest0° 10' 44.5"12.30 misouth1005.60 mi
24 hours11° 20' 04.9"784.08 mieast4° 19' 41.9"297.42 misouth837.98 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 1:54 PM1455 km904 miles785 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:54 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownWed 10:54 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaWed 1:54 PM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:54 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 12:54 PM3692 km2294 miles1993 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 12:54 PM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseWed 12:54 PM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:54 PM3749 km2330 miles2024 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 12:54 PM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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