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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 38' South
Longitude: 76° 10' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.60 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.59 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 12' South
Longitude: 26° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.1"964.40 miwest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 minorth964.73 mi
24 hours13° 03' 55.8"872.27 mieast3° 26' 30.9"236.63 minorth910.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 11:50 AM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:50 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth S
GuayaquilSat 11:50 AM728 km453 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:50 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM955 km593 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 11:50 AM1221 km759 miles660 nmNorth N
La PazSat 12:50 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 11:50 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 11:50 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 10:50 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
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