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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 = Friday, October 18, 2013 at 5:38:00 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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 88° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.08 meters/second, 1645.5 km/hour, 1022.5 miles/hour or 888.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1022.38 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 miSouth1022.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.4"3.13 miWest0° 21' 37.7"24.77 miSouth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 88° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.5"988.09 miWest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 miNorth987.91 mi
24 hours11° 52' 46.2"809.19 miEast3° 30' 35.5"241.26 miNorth839.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:38 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
LimaFri 12:38 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:38 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:38 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
CaliFri 12:38 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:38 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:38 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmEast E
BogotaFri 12:38 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:38 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaFri 12:38 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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