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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 91° 35' 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' 34.0"0.64 miWest0° 19' 24.3"22.23 miSouth22.24 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 137° 28' 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' 11.2"1005.48 miWest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 miSouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 55.6"782.68 miEast4° 19' 35.4"297.27 miSouth836.72 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
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:50 AM1466 km911 miles791 nm N
LimaWed 12:50 PM1592 km989 miles860 nm E
GuayaquilWed 12:50 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nm NE
QuitoWed 12:50 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nm NE
Easter Island *Wed 12:50 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nm SW
La PazWed 1:50 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nm E
Rio BrancoWed 1:50 PM2624 km1631 miles1417 nm E
San JoseWed 11:50 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nm NNE
BogotaWed 12:50 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nm NE
SucreWed 1:50 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nm ESE