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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 parts 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).

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= 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 of the movement is currently 449.54 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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 of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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
RiberaltaThu 12:30 PM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:30 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 11:30 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmNorthwest NW

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