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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 7:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 115° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 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"1033.79 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.7"5.03 miWest0° 23' 00.6"26.35 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 106° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.6 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 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.7"986.77 miWest0° 09' 51.5"11.29 miSouth986.59 mi
24 hours12° 33' 31.2"855.37 miEast3° 40' 44.1"252.88 miSouth886.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:30 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:30 AM2716 km1688 miles1466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:30 PM2907 km1806 miles1569 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:30 PM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:30 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:30 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 1:30 PM3746 km2327 miles2022 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:30 PM3767 km2341 miles2034 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:30 PM3805 km2364 miles2055 nmNorth N
BelmopanSat 1:30 PM3829 km2379 miles2067 nmNortheast NE

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