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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 39' South
Longitude: 89° 23' 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"1003.97 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miwest0° 18' 56.3"21.70 misouth21.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 12' South
Longitude: 112° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 40.9"992.44 miwest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 misouth992.30 mi
24 hours12° 27' 04.0"852.53 mieast3° 57' 17.5"271.83 misouth890.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmEast E
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 1:40 PM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:40 PM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM2780 km1728 miles1501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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