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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 102° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.16 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"1033.81 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.0"5.04 miWest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 55' South, Longitude: 94° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.42 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 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' 20.6"987.25 miWest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 miSouth987.06 mi
24 hours12° 32' 18.6"854.36 miEast3° 41' 57.6"254.28 miSouth886.20 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 12:40 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:40 PM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 12:40 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:40 PM2664 km1655 miles1439 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:40 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNortheast NE

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