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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 36' South
Longitude: 83° 08' 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"1034.50 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.49 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 32' South
Longitude: 87° 36' 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 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.1"999.18 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 misouth999.10 mi
24 hours11° 57' 23.4"823.25 mieast4° 10' 00.7"286.37 misouth868.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNortheast NE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:20 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:20 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM828 km515 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 12:20 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:20 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:20 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmNortheast NE
MedellinFri 12:20 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 12:20 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 11:20 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
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