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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 59° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.92 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1004.02 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1003.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.0"0.20 miwest0° 18' 57.6"21.73 misouth21.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 82° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.9"993.38 miwest0° 10' 26.0"11.95 misouth993.24 mi
24 hours12° 23' 37.1"849.27 mieast3° 59' 29.1"274.33 misouth887.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:40 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzFri 11:40 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 11:40 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 11:40 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazFri 11:40 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoFri 11:40 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 12:40 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Fri 1:40 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmEast E
ManausFri 11:40 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Fri 1:40 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
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