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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 37' South
Longitude: 85° 38' 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 34' South
Longitude: 90° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 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' 41.7"999.12 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth999.04 mi
24 hours11° 57' 36.2"823.45 mieast4° 09' 53.0"286.22 misouth868.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM603 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:30 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:30 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:30 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 12:30 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM1641 km1019 miles886 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth N
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