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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 6:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 105° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 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"1005.29 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.26 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 07' South, Longitude: 139° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 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"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"1001.62 miWest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 miSouth1001.58 mi
24 hours11° 50' 22.0"816.83 miEast4° 15' 21.6"292.46 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 1:44 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:44 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:44 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:44 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:44 PM3318 km2061 miles1791 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:44 PM3548 km2204 miles1916 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:44 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:44 PM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:44 PM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:44 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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