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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' South, Longitude: 70° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.45 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.5 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.45 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miwest0° 23' 04.8"26.43 misouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 75° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"999.41 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 misouth999.34 mi
24 hours11° 56' 18.3"822.16 mieast4° 10' 39.0"287.08 misouth867.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabatingaFri 12:30 PM60 km37 miles33 nmNortheast NE
EirunepéFri 12:30 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúFri 11:30 AM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaFri 12:30 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaFri 12:30 PM853 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FlorenciaFri 11:30 AM902 km561 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:30 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LojaFri 11:30 AM986 km613 miles532 nmWest W
QuitoFri 11:30 AM1027 km638 miles555 nmWest-northwest WNW
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