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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 7:50:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 120° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 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"1033.78 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.7"5.03 miWest0° 23' 00.5"26.35 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 111° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.12 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.5"986.58 miWest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 miSouth986.40 mi
24 hours12° 34' 00.1"855.77 miEast3° 40' 14.3"252.31 miSouth886.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM3457 km2148 miles1866 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM3461 km2151 miles1869 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 2:50 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:50 PM3907 km2427 miles2109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:50 PM3950 km2455 miles2133 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:50 PM4025 km2501 miles2173 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4174 km2594 miles2254 nmWest W
TegucigalpaSat 1:50 PM4232 km2630 miles2285 nmEast-northeast ENE

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