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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 6:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 94° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 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"1003.88 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1003.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miWest0° 18' 56.2"21.70 miSouth21.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 116° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 39.6"992.21 miWest0° 10' 21.6"11.87 miSouth992.07 mi
24 hours12° 27' 36.4"852.97 miEast3° 56' 56.3"271.41 miSouth890.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:00 Noon1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:00 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 1:00 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:00 PM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoFri 1:00 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:00 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:00 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:00 Noon2935 km1824 miles1585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 1:00 PM3068 km1906 miles1657 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 1:00 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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