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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 101° 52' 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"1005.37 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.6"0.40 miwest0° 19' 10.1"21.97 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: 136° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 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' 05.0"1001.75 miwest0° 10' 49.3"12.39 misouth1001.71 mi
24 hours11° 50' 03.3"816.57 mieast4° 15' 27.7"292.59 misouth864.66 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 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:30 PM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:30 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseThu 12:30 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM3437 km2135 miles1856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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