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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 5:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 91° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 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"1005.35 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.0"0.41 miWest0° 19' 10.5"21.97 miSouth21.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 126° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 07.2"1001.87 miWest0° 10' 49.6"12.40 miSouth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 49' 03.8"815.49 miEast4° 15' 46.6"292.93 miSouth863.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
LimaThu 12:50 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 12:50 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 12:50 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 1:50 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:50 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmEast E
San JoseThu 11:50 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:50 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 1:50 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmEast-southeast ESE

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