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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 6:50:00 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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 105° 26' 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"1033.80 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.0"5.03 miWest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 97° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.38 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.3 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"16.45 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.0"987.15 miWest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 miSouth986.97 mi
24 hours12° 32' 33.1"854.56 miEast3° 41' 43.1"254.00 miSouth886.31 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 12:50 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:50 PM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Sat 1:50 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:50 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:50 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:50 PM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:50 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:50 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 12:50 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:50 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmEast E

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