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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).

= 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 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 90° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 450.15 meters/second, 1620.5 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"1006.79 miWest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 miSouth1006.76 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 136° 01' 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' 11.4"1005.48 miWest0° 10' 43.5"12.28 miSouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.1"782.56 miEast4° 19' 34.8"297.26 miSouth836.60 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 12:44 PM1431 km889 miles773 nm E
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:44 AM1450 km901 miles783 nm N
GuayaquilWed 12:44 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nm NE
QuitoWed 12:44 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nm NE
La PazWed 1:44 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nm E
Rio BrancoWed 1:44 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nm E
Easter Island *Wed 12:44 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nm SW
SucreWed 1:44 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nm ESE
BogotaWed 12:44 PM2712 km1685 miles1465 nm NE
San JoseWed 11:44 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nm NNE