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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 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 105° 22' 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"1005.36 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' South, Longitude: 139° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 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"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"1001.68 miwest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 misouth1001.64 mi
24 hours11° 50' 23.7"816.91 mieast4° 15' 21.2"292.47 misouth864.93 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 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:44 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:44 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:44 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:44 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:44 PM3568 km2217 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:44 PM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:44 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:44 PM3609 km2243 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:44 PM3725 km2315 miles2011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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