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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 85° 30' 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 misouth1033.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 56.9"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' South, Longitude: 65° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 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 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.8"973.19 miwest0° 08' 30.6"9.75 misouth972.95 mi
24 hours13° 05' 22.5"880.62 mieast3° 01' 27.0"207.92 misouth899.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:30 PM963 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 12:30 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 12:30 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSun 12:30 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSun 12:30 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:30 AM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 12:30 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:30 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
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