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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 4:50:00 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 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' South, Longitude: 75° 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"1034.44 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 80° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 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' 43.6"999.29 miWest0° 10' 44.7"12.31 miSouth999.22 mi
24 hours11° 56' 43.6"822.56 miEast4° 10' 24.1"286.80 miSouth867.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 11:50 AM251 km156 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaFri 11:50 AM434 km269 miles234 nmWest W
CuencaFri 11:50 AM448 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbatoFri 11:50 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
TrujilloFri 11:50 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 11:50 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoFri 11:50 AM599 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 11:50 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
LimaFri 11:50 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MitúFri 11:50 AM862 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE

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