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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 4:30:00 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).

= 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 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 71° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 449.54 meters/second, 1618.4 kilometres/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 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"1005.43 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.40 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.6"0.42 miWest0° 19' 11.3"21.99 miSouth21.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' South, Longitude: 106° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 kilometres/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 31.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"1002.24 miWest0° 10' 50.1"12.41 miSouth1002.21 mi
24 hours11° 47' 08.9"813.52 miEast4° 16' 21.0"293.59 miSouth862.32 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
CuzcoThu 11:30 AM96 km60 miles52 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:30 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaThu 11:30 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
La PazThu 12:30 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 12:30 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 11:30 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
CallaoThu 11:30 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
CochabambaThu 12:30 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast-southeast ESE
RiberaltaThu 12:30 PM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE

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