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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 60' South, Longitude: 90° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.17 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"1033.90 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.2"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.9"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 82° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.62 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.4"987.77 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 misouth987.59 mi
24 hours12° 31' 07.7"853.42 mieast3° 43' 08.3"255.65 misouth885.74 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 11:50 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:50 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 11:50 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliSat 12:50 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSat 11:50 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:50 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 11:50 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 12:50 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
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