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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 6:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 102° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.7 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"1034.40 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miWest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 miSouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 106° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.4"998.63 miWest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 miSouth998.55 mi
24 hours11° 59' 04.8"824.80 miEast4° 08' 59.1"285.18 miSouth869.17 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 12:40 PM1530 km950 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Fri 1:40 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmEast E
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 1:40 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNortheast NE

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