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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 88° 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 misouth1033.89 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° 46' South, Longitude: 80° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.66 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"987.87 miwest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 misouth987.68 mi
24 hours12° 30' 53.3"853.22 mieast3° 43' 22.7"255.92 misouth885.63 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 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:40 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:40 PM1456 km904 miles786 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 12:40 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:40 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:40 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 12:40 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth N
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