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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 86° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 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"1003.98 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.95 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miwest0° 18' 56.5"21.71 misouth21.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 10' South
Longitude: 109° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.74 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.5"992.53 miwest0° 10' 22.5"11.88 misouth992.38 mi
24 hours12° 26' 46.9"852.27 mieast3° 57' 28.7"272.05 misouth889.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM1549 km963 miles836 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:30 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:30 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmSouthwest SW
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