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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 86° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 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 misouth1005.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.1"0.41 miwest0° 19' 10.6"21.98 misouth21.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 54' South, Longitude: 121° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 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' 08.3"1002.03 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 misouth1002.00 mi
24 hours11° 48' 36.4"815.08 mieast4° 15' 54.9"293.11 misouth863.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:30 PM1095 km681 miles591 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:30 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:30 PM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:30 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:30 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseThu 11:30 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth N
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