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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 6:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 100° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.88 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"1033.18 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.2"4.92 miWest0° 22' 56.7"26.28 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 79° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.21 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.1"972.54 miWest0° 08' 26.3"9.67 miSouth972.30 mi
24 hours13° 06' 46.8"881.67 miEast2° 59' 21.3"205.53 miSouth899.49 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 12:30 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 1:30 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sun 1:30 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 12:30 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:30 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:30 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaSun 12:30 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmNortheast NE

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