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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 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 109° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 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"1002.42 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.9"0.05 mieast0° 18' 41.0"21.41 misouth21.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 119° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.01 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.7"977.42 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 misouth977.19 mi
24 hours13° 11' 45.7"891.74 mieast3° 19' 06.8"228.16 misouth914.49 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 2:00 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 11:00 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:00 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:00 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmEast E
QuitoSat 2:00 PM3768 km2341 miles2035 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:00 PM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:00 PM3875 km2408 miles2092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 1:00 PM3922 km2437 miles2118 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 1:00 PM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 1:00 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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