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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 areas 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 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 100° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.7 kilometres/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1034.40 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.15 miWest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 miSouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 104° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 446.51 meters/second, 1607.4 kilometres/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 38.8"998.69 miWest0° 10' 42.8"12.27 miSouth998.61 mi
24 hours11° 58' 51.9"824.59 miEast4° 09' 07.1"285.33 miSouth869.04 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM1264 km785 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2387 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2423 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmEast E
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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