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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 104° 23' 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"1002.44 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.7"0.05 mieast0° 18' 41.2"21.41 misouth21.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 114° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 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' 53.2"977.64 miwest0° 09' 10.3"10.51 misouth977.41 mi
24 hours13° 11' 10.6"891.25 mieast3° 19' 44.8"228.89 misouth914.21 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 1:40 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:40 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:40 PM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:40 PM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:40 PM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:40 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:40 PM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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