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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 84° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 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"1005.44 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.42 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.2"0.42 miwest0° 19' 10.8"21.98 misouth21.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 119° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 08.9"1002.08 miwest0° 10' 49.8"12.40 misouth1002.04 mi
24 hours11° 48' 22.1"814.84 mieast4° 15' 59.2"293.19 misouth863.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:20 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:20 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:20 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:20 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:20 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:20 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaThu 12:20 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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