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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 38' South
Longitude: 79° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 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' 10.2"0.19 miwest0° 18' 56.8"21.71 misouth21.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 102° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.85 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.6"992.78 miwest0° 10' 23.5"11.90 misouth992.64 mi
24 hours12° 25' 55.5"851.48 mieast3° 58' 01.7"272.68 misouth889.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:00 Noon382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:00 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:00 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:00 Noon1375 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:00 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:00 Noon1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:00 AM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaFri 12:00 Noon2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:00 PM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:00 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSoutheast SE
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