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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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' South, Longitude: 73° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.69 meters/second, 1665.7 km/hour, 1035.0 miles/hour or 899.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.06 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1035.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.6"5.26 miwest0° 23' 08.2"26.50 misouth27.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' South, Longitude: 89° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.2"1004.86 miwest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 misouth1004.90 mi
24 hours11° 29' 22.0"794.65 mieast4° 21' 01.5"298.94 misouth847.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosThu 11:40 AM56 km35 miles30 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúThu 11:40 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaThu 11:40 AM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 11:40 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilThu 11:40 AM793 km493 miles428 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 12:40 PM889 km553 miles480 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaliThu 11:40 AM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaThu 11:40 AM973 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BogotaThu 11:40 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
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