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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 14' South
Longitude: 88° 03' 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 15' South
Longitude: 103° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 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' 41.1"1004.75 miwest0° 10' 54.5"12.49 misouth1004.79 mi
24 hours11° 30' 21.1"795.74 mieast4° 20' 52.1"298.76 misouth848.65 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 11:40 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:40 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:40 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 11:40 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:40 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:40 PM1805 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 11:40 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth N
BogotaThu 12:40 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE
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