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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 72° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 462.69 meters/second, 1665.7 kilometres/hour, 1035.0 miles/hour or 899.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1034.99 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 miSouth1034.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.6"5.26 miWest0° 23' 08.2"26.50 miSouth27.01 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° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 kilometres/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1004.79 miWest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 miSouth1004.83 mi
24 hours11° 29' 20.8"794.58 miEast4° 21' 01.6"298.92 miSouth847.71 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosThu 11:40 AM74 km46 miles40 nmNorthwest NW
MitúThu 11:40 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CuencaThu 11:40 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoThu 11:40 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
TrujilloThu 11:40 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilThu 11:40 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM840 km522 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 11:40 AM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaThu 11:40 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
LimaThu 11:40 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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