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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 = Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 60' South, Longitude: 86° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.16 meters/second, 1620.6 km/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.0 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"1006.81 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miSouth1006.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.2"0.64 miWest0° 19' 24.5"22.24 miSouth22.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 132° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.53 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' 11.9"1005.48 miWest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 miSouth1005.57 mi
24 hours11° 18' 34.5"782.27 miEast4° 19' 33.1"297.23 miSouth836.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:30 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 1:30 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:30 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:30 PM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
PanamaWed 12:30 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseWed 11:30 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNorth N

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