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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 20' South
Longitude: 94° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"1005.40 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.0"0.41 miwest0° 19' 10.3"21.97 misouth21.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 60' South
Longitude: 128° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.6"1001.89 miwest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 misouth1001.86 mi
24 hours11° 49' 19.7"815.82 mieast4° 15' 41.4"292.86 misouth864.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:00 Noon1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:00 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:00 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:00 PM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoThu 1:00 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:00 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:00 Noon2914 km1811 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 2:00 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmEast E
PanamaThu 1:00 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:00 Noon3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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