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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° 52' 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"1005.35 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.32 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 09' South, Longitude: 140° 56' 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"1001.65 miwest0° 10' 49.2"12.39 misouth1001.61 mi
24 hours11° 50' 32.3"817.06 mieast4° 15' 18.2"292.41 misouth865.04 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 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:50 PM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:50 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:50 PM3242 km2014 miles1750 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:50 PM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 12:50 PM3662 km2276 miles1977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:50 PM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 12:50 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:50 PM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:50 PM3816 km2371 miles2061 nmNortheast NE
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