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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 6:00:00 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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 94° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 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"1005.34 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.0"0.41 miWest0° 19' 10.3"21.97 miSouth21.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 60' South, Longitude: 128° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 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' 06.8"1001.83 miWest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 miSouth1001.79 mi
24 hours11° 49' 18.2"815.74 miEast4° 15' 42.0"292.84 miSouth864.02 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 12:00 Noon1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:00 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:00 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:00 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoThu 1:00 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:00 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:00 PM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:00 Noon2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:00 PM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 1:00 PM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmNortheast NE

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