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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 59' South
Longitude: 68° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.19 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"1033.94 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.5"5.05 miwest0° 23' 01.1"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 32' South
Longitude: 61° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 28.7"988.60 miwest0° 10' 00.3"11.46 misouth988.43 mi
24 hours12° 28' 57.6"851.59 mieast3° 45' 15.7"258.08 misouth884.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabatingaSat 12:20 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
Porto VelhoSat 12:20 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 12:20 PM931 km578 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaSat 11:20 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaSat 11:20 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSat 11:20 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazSat 12:20 PM1275 km792 miles689 nmSouth S
CaliSat 11:20 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 11:20 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
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