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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 36' South
Longitude: 70° 37' 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"1034.52 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miwest0° 23' 04.8"26.44 misouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' South
Longitude: 75° 31' 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' 44.6"999.47 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 misouth999.40 mi
24 hours11° 56' 19.7"822.24 mieast4° 10' 38.3"287.08 misouth867.56 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 PM86 km53 miles46 nmEast-northeast ENE
EirunepéFri 12:30 PM244 km151 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM672 km417 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 11:30 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilFri 11:30 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 11:30 AM1086 km675 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
BogotaFri 11:30 AM1090 km678 miles589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliFri 11:30 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmNorthwest NW
ManausFri 12:30 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast E
MedellinFri 11:30 AM1320 km821 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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