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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 5:20:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' South, Longitude: 82° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.44 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.4 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"1034.43 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.9"5.15 miWest0° 23' 04.7"26.43 miSouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' South, Longitude: 87° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.70 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.2"999.11 miWest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 miSouth999.04 mi
24 hours11° 57' 22.0"823.17 miEast4° 10' 01.5"286.36 miSouth868.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaFri 12:20 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM421 km262 miles228 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoFri 12:20 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
AmbatoFri 12:20 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNortheast NE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:20 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:20 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM855 km532 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 12:20 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:20 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:20 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNortheast NE

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