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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 5:20:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 82° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.90 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 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"1033.21 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.4"4.93 miWest0° 22' 56.9"26.28 miSouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' South, Longitude: 62° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.20 meters/second, 1566.7 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.22 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.4"973.30 miWest0° 08' 31.5"9.77 miSouth973.06 mi
24 hours13° 05' 08.4"880.44 miEast3° 01' 47.7"208.32 miSouth898.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaSun 12:20 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoSun 12:20 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AmbatoSun 12:20 PM666 km414 miles359 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:20 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:20 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSun 12:20 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 12:20 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSun 12:20 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSun 12:20 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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