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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' South, Longitude: 73° 07' 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 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 77° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.80 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 44.0"999.41 miwest0° 10' 44.8"12.31 misouth999.34 mi
24 hours11° 56' 32.4"822.44 mieast4° 10' 30.9"286.94 misouth867.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 11:40 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
MitúFri 11:40 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaFri 11:40 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 11:40 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilFri 11:40 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaFri 12:40 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaFri 11:40 AM931 km578 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CaliFri 11:40 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 11:40 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmNorth N
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