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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 83° 16' 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"1033.28 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"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: 63° 09' 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"16.23 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.4"973.36 miwest0° 08' 31.3"9.77 misouth973.12 mi
24 hours13° 05' 09.9"880.52 mieast3° 01' 45.5"208.29 misouth899.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:20 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:20 AM860 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSun 12:20 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 12:20 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSun 12:20 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSun 12:20 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:20 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 11:20 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 1:20 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmEast-southeast ESE
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