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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 72° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 462.19 meters/second, 1663.9 kilometres/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 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"17.23 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"5.04 miWest0° 23' 01.0"26.36 miSouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' South, Longitude: 65° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 441.91 meters/second, 1590.9 kilometres/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 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' 29.5"16.47 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.5"988.36 miWest0° 09' 59.5"11.44 miSouth988.18 mi
24 hours12° 29' 24.9"851.92 miEast3° 44' 49.3"257.55 miSouth884.91 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
IquitosSat 11:40 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CuencaSat 11:40 AM714 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
MitúSat 11:40 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrujilloSat 11:40 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM788 km490 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 11:40 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 11:40 AM833 km518 miles450 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 11:40 AM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:40 AM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSat 12:40 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE

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