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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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 16' South, Longitude: 79° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.21 meters/second, 1656.8 km/hour, 1029.5 miles/hour or 894.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.48 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.47 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.1"4.27 miwest0° 22' 30.5"25.78 misouth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 9° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.07 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.0"950.69 miwest0° 05' 10.9"5.94 minorth950.94 mi
24 hours13° 31' 16.7"890.96 mieast2° 33' 52.0"176.35 minorth914.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChiclayoFri 12:02 PM92 km57 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
TrujilloFri 12:02 PM93 km58 miles50 nmSouth S
GuayaquilFri 12:02 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
LimaFri 12:02 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 12:02 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth N
CaliFri 12:02 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:02 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:02 AM1360 km845 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaFri 12:02 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:02 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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