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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 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 81° 53' 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"1004.00 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miwest0° 18' 56.6"21.71 misouth21.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 104° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 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' 42.9"992.70 miwest0° 10' 23.2"11.90 misouth992.55 mi
24 hours12° 26' 12.7"851.74 mieast3° 57' 50.7"272.47 misouth889.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:10 PM597 km371 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:10 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
La PazFri 1:10 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:10 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:10 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 1:10 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:10 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:10 PM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmSoutheast SE
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