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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 87° 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"1034.42 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.41 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 Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 92° 10' 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"998.99 miWest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 miSouth998.92 mi
24 hours11° 57' 47.6"823.58 miEast4° 09' 46.2"286.07 miSouth868.40 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 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoFri 12:40 PM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaFri 12:40 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:40 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:40 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:40 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE

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