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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 6:40:00 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).

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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 104° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 01.1"1005.30 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.5"0.40 miWest0° 19' 09.9"21.96 miSouth21.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 07' South, Longitude: 138° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.6"1001.64 miWest0° 10' 49.3"12.39 miSouth1001.60 mi
24 hours11° 50' 16.3"816.73 miEast4° 15' 23.6"292.49 miSouth864.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:40 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmEast E
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 1:40 PM3221 km2001 miles1739 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:40 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM3509 km2180 miles1894 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM3654 km2270 miles1973 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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