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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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 104° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.90 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.87 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.6"0.73 mieast0° 17' 54.8"20.53 misouth20.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 72° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.22 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.1"939.73 miwest0° 01' 34.0"1.80 misouth939.65 mi
24 hours14° 28' 16.1"944.51 mieast0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth944.51 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 *Tue 1:40 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:40 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 10:40 AM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaTue 1:40 PM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmEast E
QuitoTue 1:40 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 12:40 PM3609 km2242 miles1948 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:40 PM3660 km2275 miles1976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:40 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:40 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 12:40 PM3799 km2361 miles2051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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