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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 4:40:00 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).

= 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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 72° 60' 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' 17.5"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 is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 kilometres/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosSun 11:40 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth N
CuencaSun 11:40 AM721 km448 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
TrujilloSun 11:40 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
MitúSun 11:40 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 11:40 AM837 km520 miles452 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
RiberaltaSun 12:40 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE

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