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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 99° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.85 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.93 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miwest0° 18' 55.9"21.70 misouth21.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 19' South
Longitude: 121° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 38.2"992.10 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.85 misouth991.95 mi
24 hours12° 28' 12.8"853.59 mieast3° 56' 32.4"270.97 misouth890.84 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 *Fri 1:20 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 1:20 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:20 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:20 PM3200 km1989 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:20 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:20 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 2:20 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 12:20 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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