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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 3:40:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 57° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.20 meters/second, 1663.9 km/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.89 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.7"5.05 miWest0° 23' 01.2"26.37 miSouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' South, Longitude: 51° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.48 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.0"988.91 miWest0° 10' 02.1"11.49 miSouth988.74 mi
24 hours12° 27' 58.5"850.69 miEast3° 46' 12.8"259.14 miSouth884.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 11:40 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSat 12:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
São Félix do XinguSat 12:40 PM683 km424 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSat 12:40 PM1119 km696 miles604 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 12:40 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneSat 12:40 PM1258 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:40 AM1303 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSat 12:40 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 11:40 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouthwest SW

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