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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 6:50:00 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).

= 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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 105° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 462.42 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"1034.39 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.38 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 109° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.2 kilometres/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 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"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.9"998.57 miWest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 miSouth998.48 mi
24 hours11° 59' 17.7"825.00 miEast4° 08' 51.2"285.02 miSouth869.30 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 12:50 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Fri 1:50 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:50 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 12:50 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:50 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 1:50 PM2746 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:50 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:50 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:50 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:50 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmEast E

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