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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

UTC time = Friday, October 4, 2013 at 4:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 72° 51' 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 miSouth1034.43 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 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 77° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.81 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' 44.1"999.35 miWest0° 10' 44.8"12.31 miSouth999.28 mi
24 hours11° 56' 31.0"822.36 miEast4° 10' 31.6"286.94 miSouth867.61 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 AM104 km65 miles56 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LojaFri 11:40 AM709 km441 miles383 nmWest W
MitúFri 11:40 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaFri 11:40 AM753 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 11:40 AM795 km494 miles429 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 11:40 AM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaFri 12:40 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PortoviejoFri 11:40 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 11:40 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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