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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' South
Longitude: 88° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 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"1033.27 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.26 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 56.8"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 29' South
Longitude: 67° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.10 meters/second, 1566.4 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.8 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' 57.1"973.14 miwest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 misouth972.90 mi
24 hours13° 05' 38.1"880.87 mieast3° 01' 03.8"207.50 misouth899.16 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 11:40 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM994 km617 miles537 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:40 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:40 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSun 12:40 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:40 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:40 PM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSun 12:40 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSun 12:40 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNorth N
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