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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 59° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 449.57 meters/second, 1618.4 kilometres/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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"16.76 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"1005.48 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miSouth1005.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.0"0.43 miWest0° 19' 11.7"22.00 miSouth22.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 94° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 31.3"16.71 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"1002.45 miWest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 miSouth1002.43 mi
24 hours11° 45' 58.1"812.30 miEast4° 16' 41.3"293.97 miSouth861.37 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
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:40 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzThu 11:40 AM583 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:40 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
CochabambaThu 11:40 AM831 km516 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaThu 11:40 AM839 km521 miles453 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreThu 11:40 AM841 km523 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:40 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazThu 11:40 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Thu 1:40 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E

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