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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 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 114° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 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"1002.40 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.0"0.06 mieast0° 18' 40.8"21.41 misouth21.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 123° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.92 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.3 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"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.1"977.20 miwest0° 09' 07.8"10.46 misouth976.97 mi
24 hours13° 12' 20.9"892.22 mieast3° 18' 28.7"227.43 misouth914.77 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 2:20 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:20 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:20 PM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 9:20 AM3767 km2340 miles2034 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:20 PM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 1:20 PM4156 km2582 miles2244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:20 PM4196 km2607 miles2265 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:20 PM4214 km2618 miles2275 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:20 PM4270 km2654 miles2306 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSat 1:20 PM4314 km2681 miles2330 nmNortheast NE
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