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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 6:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 92° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.17 meters/second, 1663.8 km/hour, 1033.8 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 miSouth1033.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.2"5.04 miWest0° 23' 00.8"26.36 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' South, Longitude: 85° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 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 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.9"987.62 miWest0° 09' 55.8"11.37 miSouth987.44 mi
24 hours12° 31' 20.6"853.55 miEast3° 42' 55.6"255.39 miSouth885.77 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 12:00 Noon585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 1:00 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon1921 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:00 Noon2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth N
PanamaSat 1:00 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:00 Noon2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:00 Noon2204 km1370 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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