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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 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 117° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.10 meters/second, 1620.4 km/hour, 1006.9 miles/hour or 874.9 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"1006.75 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.2"0.62 miwest0° 19' 23.2"22.22 misouth22.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 03' North
Longitude: 162° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 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' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1005.49 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 misouth1005.57 mi
24 hours11° 20' 48.2"784.92 mieast4° 19' 45.2"297.48 misouth838.72 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 2:34 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 11:34 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 9:34 AM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:34 PM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 1:34 PM4231 km2629 miles2285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:34 PM4370 km2715 miles2359 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:34 PM4403 km2736 miles2378 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 2:34 PM4429 km2752 miles2391 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 9:34 AM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaWed 1:34 PM4532 km2816 miles2447 nmNortheast NE
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