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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 6:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 102° 60' 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"1033.17 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.1"4.92 miWest0° 22' 56.7"26.28 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 82° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.82 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 53.4"972.44 miWest0° 08' 25.4"9.65 miSouth972.20 mi
24 hours13° 07' 00.9"881.84 miEast2° 59' 00.3"205.12 miSouth899.57 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 12:40 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Sun 1:40 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sun 1:40 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilSun 1:40 PM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:40 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:40 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:40 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:40 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth N

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