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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' South
Longitude: 70° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.91 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"1033.31 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.6"4.93 miwest0° 22' 57.0"26.29 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 19' South
Longitude: 51° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.44 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.23 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.3"973.89 miwest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 misouth973.66 mi
24 hours13° 03' 59.3"879.63 mieast3° 03' 28.9"210.26 misouth898.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabatingaSun 12:30 PM155 km97 miles84 nmNortheast NE
EirunepéSun 12:30 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSun 11:30 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSun 11:30 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilSun 11:30 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliSun 11:30 AM1160 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSun 11:30 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 12:30 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 12:30 PM1266 km787 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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