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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 5:00:00 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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 77° 55' 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"1033.85 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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 39' South, Longitude: 70° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 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' 26.3"988.18 miWest0° 09' 58.5"11.43 miSouth988.00 mi
24 hours12° 29' 53.8"852.33 miEast3° 44' 21.3"257.02 miSouth885.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaSat 12:00 Noon180 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon377 km234 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
AmbatoSat 12:00 Noon420 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
PortoviejoSat 12:00 Noon518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 12:00 Noon541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaSat 12:00 Noon774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 12:00 Noon788 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
CaliSat 12:00 Noon944 km586 miles510 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 12:00 Noon1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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