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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 = 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).

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= 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 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
LojaThu 11:40 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest W
FlorenciaThu 11:40 AM718 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 11:40 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilThu 11:40 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM840 km522 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 12:40 PM873 km543 miles472 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PortoviejoThu 11:40 AM923 km574 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliThu 11:40 AM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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