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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 5:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 90° 30' 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"1033.20 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.18 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 Latitude: 13° 30' South, Longitude: 70° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.06 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' 56.6"972.98 miWest0° 08' 29.3"9.72 miSouth972.74 mi
24 hours13° 05' 50.6"880.97 miEast3° 00' 45.2"207.13 miSouth899.17 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 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:50 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSun 12:50 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:50 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:50 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 11:50 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N
BogotaSun 12:50 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE

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