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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 = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 3:50:00 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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 61° 36' 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"1004.01 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1003.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.8"0.20 miWest0° 18' 57.4"21.72 miSouth21.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 85° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 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' 48.3"993.30 miWest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 miSouth993.16 mi
24 hours12° 23' 54.2"849.54 miEast3° 59' 18.6"274.12 miSouth888.12 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 11:50 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzFri 11:50 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreFri 11:50 AM625 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 11:50 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
La PazFri 11:50 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoFri 11:50 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaFri 11:50 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 12:50 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausFri 11:50 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Fri 1:50 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast E

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