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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 73° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.61 meters/second, 1661.8 km/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.55 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.4"4.81 miwest0° 22' 52.5"26.20 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 40° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.1"958.51 miwest0° 06' 29.9"7.45 misouth958.27 mi
24 hours13° 35' 13.7"901.71 mieast2° 06' 40.3"145.19 misouth908.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cruzeiro do SulMon 12:40 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IquitosMon 11:40 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
LojaMon 11:40 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM744 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaMon 12:40 PM751 km467 miles406 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:40 AM822 km510 miles444 nmSouth S
LimaMon 11:40 AM823 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MitúMon 11:40 AM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 11:40 AM854 km530 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoMon 11:40 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
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