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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 91° 52' 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"1005.41 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.38 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 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"1001.94 miwest0° 10' 49.6"12.40 misouth1001.90 mi
24 hours11° 49' 05.3"815.58 mieast4° 15' 46.0"292.94 misouth863.91 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 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth N
LimaThu 12:50 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 12:50 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 12:50 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 1:50 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:50 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmEast E
San JoseThu 11:50 AM2817 km1751 miles1521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:50 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 1:50 PM2883 km1791 miles1556 nmEast-southeast ESE
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