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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 461.61 meters/second, 1661.8 kilometres/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 kilometres/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cruzeiro do SulMon 12:40 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IquitosMon 11:40 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
TrujilloMon 11:40 AM709 km441 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
CuencaMon 11:40 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM744 km462 miles401 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 AM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoMon 11:40 AM860 km535 miles464 nmNorthwest NW

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