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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 7:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 118° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.87 meters/second, 1662.7 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"1033.15 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.9"4.91 miWest0° 22' 56.5"26.27 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 96° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.20 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 49.8"971.79 miWest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 miSouth971.55 mi
24 hours13° 08' 24.8"882.88 miEast2° 56' 52.7"202.69 miSouth900.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:40 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:40 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:40 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 2:40 PM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:40 AM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 1:40 PM3754 km2333 miles2027 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:40 PM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:40 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 1:40 PM4014 km2494 miles2168 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:40 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmEast-northeast ENE

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