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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 areas 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 4:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 70° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 461.91 meters/second, 1662.9 kilometres/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.23 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.6"4.93 miWest0° 22' 57.0"26.28 miSouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 19' South, Longitude: 50° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 435.44 meters/second, 1567.6 kilometres/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.23 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.4"973.84 miWest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 miSouth973.60 mi
24 hours13° 03' 57.8"879.55 miEast3° 03' 31.2"210.29 miSouth898.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabatingaSun 12:30 PM139 km87 miles75 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EirunepéSun 12:30 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IquitosSun 11:30 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaSun 12:30 PM655 km407 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúSun 11:30 AM733 km455 miles396 nmNorth N
RiberaltaSun 12:30 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:30 AM890 km553 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CuencaSun 11:30 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrujilloSun 11:30 AM992 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW

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