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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 4:50:00 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 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 75° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 461.90 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"1033.22 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.21 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' South, Longitude: 55° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 kilometres/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 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' 00.2"973.62 miWest0° 08' 33.7"9.81 miSouth973.38 mi
24 hours13° 04' 26.1"879.91 miEast3° 02' 49.9"209.51 miSouth898.69 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 11:50 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
LojaSun 11:50 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
CuencaSun 11:50 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
TrujilloSun 11:50 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
AmbatoSun 11:50 AM572 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSun 11:50 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSun 11:50 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaSun 11:50 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:50 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúSun 11:50 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE

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