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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 5:20:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 82° 55' 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"1033.84 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.83 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 Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 75° 23' 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' 25.3"987.99 miWest0° 09' 57.6"11.41 miSouth987.81 mi
24 hours12° 30' 22.8"852.73 miEast3° 43' 52.9"256.48 miSouth885.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaSat 12:20 PM427 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoSat 12:20 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AmbatoSat 12:20 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 12:20 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 12:20 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:20 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:20 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNortheast NE

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