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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 87° 60' 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"1033.20 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.19 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 Latitude: 13° 29' South, Longitude: 67° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.11 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' 57.2"973.08 miwest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 misouth972.84 mi
24 hours13° 05' 36.7"880.79 mieast3° 01' 06.2"207.53 misouth899.09 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 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM965 km599 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoSun 12:40 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaSun 12:40 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:40 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:40 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSun 12:40 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:40 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:40 PM1847 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSun 12:40 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
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