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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 72° 60' 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"1033.23 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.5"4.93 miwest0° 22' 57.0"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 53° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.8"973.73 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.82 misouth973.49 mi
24 hours13° 04' 12.0"879.73 mieast3° 03' 10.6"209.90 misouth898.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosSun 11:40 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth N
LojaSun 11:40 AM706 km438 miles381 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSun 12:40 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
MitúSun 11:40 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaSun 11:40 AM825 km513 miles445 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 11:40 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSun 11:40 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:40 AM863 km536 miles466 nmSouth S
LimaSun 11:40 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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