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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 5:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 89° 06' 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"16.73 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.90 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1003.87 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miWest0° 18' 56.3"21.70 miSouth21.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 111° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 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"992.38 miWest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 miSouth992.24 mi
24 hours12° 27' 02.2"852.45 miEast3° 57' 18.8"271.84 miSouth890.06 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 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 1:40 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:40 PM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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