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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 areas 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 5:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 89° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 kilometres/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1005.36 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.0"0.41 miWest0° 19' 10.6"21.97 miSouth21.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 kilometres/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 07.8"1001.92 miWest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 miSouth1001.89 mi
24 hours11° 48' 49.2"815.25 miEast4° 15' 51.0"293.02 miSouth863.64 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:40 PM1331 km827 miles718 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:40 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 12:40 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
SucreThu 1:40 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:40 PM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 11:40 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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