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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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 78° 12' 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"1033.92 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.4"5.04 miwest0° 23' 01.0"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 39' South, Longitude: 70° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 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' 26.3"988.24 miwest0° 09' 58.5"11.43 misouth988.06 mi
24 hours12° 29' 55.4"852.41 mieast3° 44' 19.6"257.01 misouth885.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CuencaSat 12:00 Noon248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon527 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaSat 12:00 Noon793 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
CaliSat 12:00 Noon946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 12:00 Noon1158 km720 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinSat 12:00 Noon1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:00 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest-northwest WNW
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