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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 88° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.59 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 misouth1032.58 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 54° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.8"957.97 miwest0° 06' 23.8"7.33 misouth957.74 mi
24 hours13° 36' 22.0"902.52 mieast2° 03' 59.2"142.12 misouth908.68 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 11:40 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 12:40 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 12:40 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliMon 12:40 PM1662 km1032 miles897 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:40 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:40 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 12:40 PM1942 km1207 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 12:40 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 11:40 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth N
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