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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 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 36' South
Longitude: 75° 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"1034.51 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.50 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' South
Longitude: 80° 21' 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"999.35 miwest0° 10' 44.7"12.31 misouth999.28 mi
24 hours11° 56' 45.0"822.64 mieast4° 10' 23.4"286.80 misouth867.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilFri 11:50 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoFri 11:50 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 11:50 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
LimaFri 11:50 AM839 km522 miles453 nmSouth S
CaliFri 11:50 AM890 km553 miles480 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 11:50 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 12:50 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinFri 11:50 AM1200 km745 miles648 nmNorth N
La PazFri 12:50 PM1551 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaFri 11:50 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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