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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 5:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 06' 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"1005.38 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.35 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: 118° 53' 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"1002.01 miWest0° 10' 49.8"12.40 miSouth1001.98 mi
24 hours11° 48' 20.5"814.75 miEast4° 15' 59.7"293.18 miSouth863.26 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 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:20 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:20 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:20 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:20 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:20 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaThu 12:20 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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