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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 = Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 34' 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"1032.53 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.2"4.80 miWest0° 22' 52.3"26.19 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° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 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' 33.4"958.01 miWest0° 06' 24.9"7.35 miSouth957.78 mi
24 hours13° 36' 09.7"902.32 miEast2° 04' 28.7"142.67 miSouth908.56 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 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
LojaMon 12:30 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 12:30 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoMon 12:30 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:30 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 12:30 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
CaliMon 12:30 PM1431 km889 miles772 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 12:30 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNortheast NE
MedellinMon 12:30 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:30 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth N

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