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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 37' South
Longitude: 88° 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"1034.49 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 04.6"26.43 misouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 36' South
Longitude: 92° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.65 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"999.06 miwest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 misouth998.98 mi
24 hours11° 57' 49.0"823.66 mieast4° 09' 45.4"286.08 misouth868.47 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 11:40 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM952 km591 miles514 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:40 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:40 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:40 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:40 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:40 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 12:40 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-northeast ENE
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