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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 areas 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 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 100° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 462.17 meters/second, 1663.8 kilometres/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.81 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.1"5.04 miWest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 92° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 441.46 meters/second, 1589.3 kilometres/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 21.2"987.34 miWest0° 09' 54.3"11.35 miSouth987.16 mi
24 hours12° 32' 04.0"854.15 miEast3° 42' 12.2"254.56 miSouth886.09 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM2420 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 12:30 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM2620 km1628 miles1414 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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