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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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 84° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 kilometres/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 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"1003.92 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1003.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miWest0° 18' 56.6"21.71 miSouth21.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 107° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 443.78 meters/second, 1597.6 kilometres/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 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"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.3"992.55 miWest0° 10' 22.9"11.89 miSouth992.41 mi
24 hours12° 26' 27.8"851.92 miEast3° 57' 41.0"272.26 miSouth889.71 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
LimaFri 12:20 PM817 km507 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE
TrujilloFri 12:20 PM910 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:20 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:20 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:20 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:20 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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