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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 5:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 79° 06' 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"1003.94 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1003.91 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 Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 102° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.86 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"992.72 miWest0° 10' 23.5"11.90 miSouth992.58 mi
24 hours12° 25' 53.7"851.39 miEast3° 58' 02.9"272.68 miSouth889.36 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 Noon362 km225 miles196 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:00 Noon729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 1:00 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:00 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:00 Noon1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:00 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:00 Noon1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:00 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaFri 12:00 Noon2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:00 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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