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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 6:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 95° 25' 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"1033.82 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 87° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 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' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.4"987.53 miWest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 miSouth987.34 mi
24 hours12° 31' 35.0"853.75 miEast3° 42' 41.2"255.11 miSouth885.88 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 12:10 PM791 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:10 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:10 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:10 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:10 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:10 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 12:10 PM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:10 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:10 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:10 PM2347 km1459 miles1267 nmNortheast NE

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