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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 4:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 75° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 459.82 meters/second, 1655.3 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.53 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.8"4.13 miWest0° 22' 24.2"25.66 miSouth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 26° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.2 kilometres/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.07 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"964.33 miWest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 miNorth964.65 mi
24 hours13° 03' 57.1"872.22 miEast3° 26' 28.7"236.58 miNorth910.06 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 11:50 AM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
TrujilloSat 11:50 AM349 km217 miles189 nmWest W
LimaSat 11:50 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CallaoSat 11:50 AM505 km314 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
IquitosSat 11:50 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
LojaSat 11:50 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
CuencaSat 11:50 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:50 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 11:50 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:50 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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