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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 areas 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 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 74° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.89 meters/second, 1616.0 kilometres/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1003.96 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1003.93 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.5"0.19 miWest0° 18' 57.0"21.71 miSouth21.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 97° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 443.93 meters/second, 1598.2 kilometres/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.55 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.0"992.89 miWest0° 10' 24.1"11.91 miSouth992.74 mi
24 hours12° 25' 19.4"850.86 miEast3° 58' 24.9"273.10 miSouth889.00 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaFri 11:40 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:40 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaFri 11:40 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
LimaFri 11:40 AM427 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoFri 11:40 AM437 km271 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
La PazFri 12:40 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNortheast NE
TrujilloFri 11:40 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
CochabambaFri 12:40 PM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
RiberaltaFri 12:40 PM960 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE

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