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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° 25' 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' 23.3"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: 77° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 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' 24.7"987.90 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 misouth987.72 mi
24 hours12° 30' 37.2"852.94 mieast3° 43' 38.6"256.21 misouth885.45 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 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:30 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:30 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:30 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:30 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:30 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
PanamaSat 12:30 PM1679 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth N
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