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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' South, Longitude: 103° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 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"1032.50 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.9"4.80 miWest0° 22' 52.1"26.19 miSouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 69° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.08 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.7"957.33 miWest0° 06' 17.9"7.22 miSouth957.09 mi
24 hours13° 37' 26.6"903.16 miEast2° 01' 23.0"139.13 miSouth908.92 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 12:40 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 1:40 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Acapulco *Mon 1:40 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 1:40 PM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 12:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 12:40 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:40 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 12:40 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:40 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 12:40 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNortheast NE

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