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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 59' South
Longitude: 74° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.18 meters/second, 1620.6 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1006.93 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1006.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.7"0.65 miwest0° 19' 24.9"22.25 misouth22.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 34' North
Longitude: 120° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.54 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.6"1005.56 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.26 misouth1005.65 mi
24 hours11° 17' 43.4"781.33 mieast4° 19' 27.0"297.13 misouth835.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaWed 11:40 AM155 km97 miles84 nmWest W
HuancayoWed 11:40 AM229 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaWed 11:40 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaWed 11:40 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
La PazWed 12:40 PM725 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 12:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 12:40 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 11:40 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 11:40 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliWed 11:40 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth N
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