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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' South
Longitude: 90° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 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 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 30' South
Longitude: 70° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 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' 56.5"973.03 miwest0° 08' 29.2"9.72 misouth972.79 mi
24 hours13° 05' 52.3"881.05 mieast3° 00' 43.0"207.10 misouth899.24 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 11:50 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:50 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliSun 12:50 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 11:50 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:50 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 11:50 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmNorth N
BogotaSun 12:50 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-northeast ENE
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