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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 59' South
Longitude: 83° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.18 meters/second, 1663.8 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"1033.91 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.4"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.9"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 42' South
Longitude: 75° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 25.2"988.05 miwest0° 09' 57.6"11.41 misouth987.87 mi
24 hours12° 30' 24.3"852.81 mieast3° 43' 51.3"256.47 misouth885.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM742 km461 miles400 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 12:20 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:20 PM1190 km739 miles643 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:20 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:20 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 11:20 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-southeast ESE
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