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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

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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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.18 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"1033.93 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.92 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° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.87 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.9"988.33 miwest0° 09' 58.8"11.44 misouth988.15 mi
24 hours12° 29' 41.0"852.20 mieast3° 44' 33.7"257.27 misouth885.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSat 11:50 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoSat 11:50 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 11:50 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 11:50 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth S
CaliSat 11:50 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM1031 km640 miles556 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 11:50 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 11:50 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
La PazSat 12:50 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaSat 11:50 AM1603 km996 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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