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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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' South, Longitude: 87° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.90 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.5 miles/hour or 899.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.46 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.5"5.36 miWest0° 23' 11.0"26.55 miSouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' North, Longitude: 114° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.9"1004.25 miWest0° 10' 33.9"12.10 miSouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 10' 32.3"771.93 miEast4° 18' 27.6"295.97 miSouth827.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoWed 12:40 PM862 km536 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaWed 12:40 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast E
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliWed 12:40 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 12:40 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseWed 11:40 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 12:40 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinWed 12:40 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmNortheast NE

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