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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 5:40:00 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).

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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° 04' 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"1032.53 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.1"4.80 miWest0° 22' 52.3"26.19 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° 36' 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"957.92 miWest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 miSouth957.68 mi
24 hours13° 36' 20.8"902.44 miEast2° 04' 02.2"142.17 miSouth908.61 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 AM564 km350 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoMon 12:40 PM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
LojaMon 12:40 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast E
QuitoMon 12:40 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 12:40 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliMon 12:40 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:40 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:40 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 12:40 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE

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