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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 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' South
Longitude: 109° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 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"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.89 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.86 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 miwest0° 18' 55.6"21.69 misouth21.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 26' South
Longitude: 131° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.5"991.76 miwest0° 10' 19.5"11.83 misouth991.61 mi
24 hours12° 29' 21.8"854.65 mieast3° 55' 46.5"270.10 misouth891.54 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 2:00 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:00 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:00 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 2:00 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:00 PM3754 km2333 miles2027 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 1:00 PM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:00 PM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:00 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:00 PM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:00 PM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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