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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 104° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"999.40 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.4"0.51 mieast0° 18' 10.6"20.83 misouth20.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 86° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.3"947.76 miwest0° 04' 40.1"5.35 misouth947.57 mi
24 hours14° 18' 40.3"941.19 mieast1° 17' 04.3"88.35 misouth941.82 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 *Mon 1:40 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:40 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 10:40 AM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:40 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:40 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:40 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 12:40 PM3631 km2256 miles1961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:40 PM3643 km2264 miles1967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 12:40 PM3659 km2273 miles1976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaMon 12:40 PM3770 km2343 miles2036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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