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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 89° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 450.15 meters/second, 1620.6 kilometres/hour, 1007.0 miles/hour or 875.0 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' 00.0"16.78 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1006.80 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miSouth1006.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.1"0.64 miWest0° 19' 24.3"22.24 miSouth22.24 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 135° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 449.53 meters/second, 1618.3 kilometres/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.2"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.5"1005.48 miWest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 miSouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 45.0"782.48 miEast4° 19' 34.4"297.25 miSouth836.53 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
LimaWed 12:40 PM1324 km823 miles715 nm E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1450 km901 miles783 nm N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nm NE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nm NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nm E
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nm E
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nm SW
SucreWed 1:40 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nm ESE
BogotaWed 12:40 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nm NE
San JoseWed 11:40 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nm NNE