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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 4:50:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 76° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.54 meters/second, 1618.3 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"1005.41 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.5"0.42 miWest0° 19' 11.0"21.98 miSouth21.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' South, Longitude: 111° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"1002.15 miWest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 miSouth1002.12 mi
24 hours11° 47' 37.6"814.01 miEast4° 16' 12.7"293.43 miSouth862.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaThu 11:50 AM97 km60 miles53 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 11:50 AM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:50 AM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaThu 11:50 AM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaThu 12:50 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 12:50 PM940 km584 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:50 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:50 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 11:50 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 11:50 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth N

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