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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

UTC time = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 101° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 01.1"1005.31 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.6"0.40 miWest0° 19' 10.1"21.96 miSouth21.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' South, Longitude: 135° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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' 05.1"1001.68 miWest0° 10' 49.3"12.39 miSouth1001.65 mi
24 hours11° 50' 01.6"816.48 miEast4° 15' 28.3"292.58 miSouth864.58 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 *Thu 1:30 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:30 PM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:30 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseThu 12:30 PM3308 km2055 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM3425 km2128 miles1850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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