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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 = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 3:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 57° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.92 meters/second, 1662.9 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.26 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.9"4.93 miWest0° 22' 57.2"26.29 miSouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 38° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.68 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.24 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.6"974.38 miWest0° 08' 38.7"9.91 miSouth974.14 mi
24 hours13° 02' 46.8"878.66 miEast3° 05' 13.4"212.24 miSouth898.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSun 11:40 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSun 12:40 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNortheast NE
São Félix do XinguSun 12:40 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSun 12:40 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:40 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneSun 12:40 PM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSun 11:40 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSun 12:40 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 11:40 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW

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