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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 20' South
Longitude: 104° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.1 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"1005.36 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.5"0.40 miwest0° 19' 09.9"21.96 misouth21.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 07' South
Longitude: 138° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 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' 04.5"1001.70 miwest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 misouth1001.66 mi
24 hours11° 50' 17.8"816.82 mieast4° 15' 23.0"292.50 misouth864.85 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 1:40 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:40 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:40 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:40 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM3546 km2203 miles1915 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM3546 km2203 miles1915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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