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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 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' South, Longitude: 87° 58' 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"1035.53 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.52 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° 03' North, Longitude: 115° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.8 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"1004.32 miwest0° 10' 33.9"12.10 misouth1004.48 mi
24 hours11° 10' 32.9"772.00 mieast4° 18' 28.0"296.00 misouth827.56 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 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast E
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1127 km700 miles608 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliWed 12:40 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 12:40 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseWed 11:40 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 12:40 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinWed 12:40 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 11:40 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 12:40 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast-northeast ENE
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