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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 5:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 90° 21' 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' 28.8"5.15 miWest0° 23' 04.6"26.43 miSouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' South, Longitude: 94° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 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' 40.7"998.93 miWest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 miSouth998.86 mi
24 hours11° 58' 00.4"823.78 miEast4° 09' 38.4"285.92 miSouth868.53 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 11:50 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 12:50 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:50 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:50 PM1681 km1044 miles907 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 11:50 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 12:50 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 11:50 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:50 PM1926 km1196 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 11:50 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 12:50 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE

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