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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 13' South
Longitude: 85° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.68 meters/second, 1665.6 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"1035.04 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1035.03 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.3"5.26 miwest0° 23' 08.0"26.50 misouth27.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 13' South
Longitude: 101° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 41.6"1004.77 miwest0° 10' 54.5"12.49 misouth1004.81 mi
24 hours11° 30' 11.3"795.56 mieast4° 20' 53.8"298.79 misouth848.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:30 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:30 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:30 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 11:30 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
MedellinThu 12:30 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmNortheast NE
PanamaThu 12:30 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:30 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 11:30 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNorth N
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