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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 4:50:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 75° 25' 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 miSouth1033.84 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 37' South, Longitude: 68° 08' West

The ground speed is currently 441.87 meters/second, 1590.7 kilometres/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.9"988.27 miWest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 miSouth988.09 mi
24 hours12° 29' 39.4"852.12 miEast3° 44' 35.4"257.29 miSouth885.02 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 11:50 AM277 km172 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaSat 11:50 AM434 km270 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuencaSat 11:50 AM460 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrujilloSat 11:50 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
AmbatoSat 11:50 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 11:50 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoSat 11:50 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IbarraSat 11:50 AM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 11:50 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 11:50 AM802 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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