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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 56' South, Longitude: 59° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 kilometres/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.55 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.52 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miEast0° 18' 43.0"21.45 miSouth21.45 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' South, Longitude: 70° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.7 kilometres/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 28.1"16.33 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.7"979.53 miWest0° 09' 21.6"10.72 miSouth979.31 mi
24 hours13° 05' 50.4"886.72 miEast3° 25' 18.5"235.24 miSouth911.51 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
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:40 AM256 km159 miles138 nm SW
Santa CruzSat 11:40 AM538 km334 miles291 nm SW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 12:40 PM688 km428 miles372 nm S
SucreSat 11:40 AM798 km496 miles431 nm SW
CochabambaSat 11:40 AM802 km498 miles433 nm WSW
RiberaltaSat 11:40 AM870 km541 miles470 nm WNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 12:40 PM914 km568 miles493 nm SSE
La PazSat 11:40 AM983 km611 miles531 nm WSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM1095 km680 miles591 nm WNW
Asuncion *Sat 12:40 PM1156 km718 miles624 nm S