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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: 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
MitúFri 11:40 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaFri 11:40 AM753 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 11:40 AM793 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 11:40 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaFri 12:40 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaFri 11:40 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:40 AM947 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
CaliFri 11:40 AM973 km605 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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