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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 4:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 70° 25' 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"1033.86 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.85 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' South, Longitude: 63° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.96 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 28.1"988.45 miWest0° 09' 59.9"11.45 miSouth988.28 mi
24 hours12° 29' 10.5"851.71 miEast3° 45' 03.3"257.82 miSouth884.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabatingaSat 12:30 PM98 km61 miles53 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EirunepéSat 12:30 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúSat 11:30 AM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth N
CobijaSat 12:30 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaSat 12:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
FlorenciaSat 11:30 AM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:30 AM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LojaSat 11:30 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest W
QuitoSat 11:30 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW

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