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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.

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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° 22' 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"997.97 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.94 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° 51' 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' 52.0"939.79 miwest0° 01' 33.9"1.79 misouth939.72 mi
24 hours14° 28' 16.0"944.57 mieast0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth944.58 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 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:40 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 10:40 AM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaTue 1:40 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmEast E
QuitoTue 1:40 PM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 12:40 PM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:40 PM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:40 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:40 PM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 12:40 PM3814 km2370 miles2059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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