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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 106° 36' 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 misouth21.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 09' South, Longitude: 140° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.80 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' 04.1"1001.59 miwest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 misouth1001.55 mi
24 hours11° 50' 30.7"816.98 mieast4° 15' 18.9"292.40 misouth864.96 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 1:50 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:50 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:50 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:50 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:50 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 12:50 PM3646 km2265 miles1969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:50 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 12:50 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:50 PM3689 km2293 miles1992 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:50 PM3799 km2360 miles2051 nmNortheast NE
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