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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: 72° 46' 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"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 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"1004.79 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosThu 11:40 AM74 km46 miles40 nmNorthwest NW
MitúThu 11:40 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaThu 11:40 AM718 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 11:40 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilThu 11:40 AM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM841 km522 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 12:40 PM873 km543 miles472 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaliThu 11:40 AM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaThu 11:40 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BogotaThu 11:40 AM989 km614 miles534 nmNorth N
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