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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' South
Longitude: 101° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.45 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.42 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.7"0.05 mieast0° 18' 41.2"21.42 misouth21.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 17' South
Longitude: 111° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.9"977.75 miwest0° 09' 11.0"10.52 misouth977.52 mi
24 hours13° 10' 53.0"891.00 mieast3° 20' 03.6"229.25 misouth914.06 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 *Sat 1:30 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 1:30 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:30 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 10:30 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseSat 12:30 PM3383 km2102 miles1826 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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