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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 85° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.60 meters/second, 1661.7 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"1032.60 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.80 miwest0° 22' 52.3"26.20 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' South, Longitude: 52° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.3"958.07 miwest0° 06' 24.8"7.35 misouth957.83 mi
24 hours13° 36' 10.8"902.40 mieast2° 04' 25.6"142.63 misouth908.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:30 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilMon 12:30 PM768 km477 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 12:30 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 12:30 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
CaliMon 12:30 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 12:30 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:30 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth N
MedellinMon 12:30 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNortheast NE
PanamaMon 12:30 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 11:30 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth N
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