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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 85° 42' 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' 23.3"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.9"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 78° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.70 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 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' 24.6"987.96 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 misouth987.78 mi
24 hours12° 30' 38.7"853.02 mieast3° 43' 37.1"256.19 misouth885.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM627 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM714 km444 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:30 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:30 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:30 AM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 12:30 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:30 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 12:30 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth N
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