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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 87° 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"1033.83 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.82 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 80° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.67 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 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' 24.0"987.81 miWest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 miSouth987.63 mi
24 hours12° 30' 51.6"853.14 miEast3° 43' 24.4"255.93 miSouth885.56 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 11:40 AM490 km304 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 12:40 PM938 km583 miles506 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaSat 12:40 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:40 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:40 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:40 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:40 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:40 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 12:40 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNortheast NE

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