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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: 73° 16' 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"1033.30 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.5"4.93 miwest0° 22' 57.0"26.29 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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.39 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 973.9 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' 00.7"973.79 miwest0° 08' 34.2"9.82 misouth973.55 mi
24 hours13° 04' 13.4"879.81 mieast3° 03' 08.2"209.87 misouth898.68 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 AM179 km111 miles96 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM789 km490 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSun 12:40 PM799 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
MitúSun 11:40 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 11:40 AM812 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSun 11:40 AM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
FlorenciaSun 11:40 AM814 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaSun 11:40 AM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSun 12:40 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 11:40 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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