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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 56' South
Longitude: 64° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.60 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.3"0.03 mieast0° 18' 42.8"21.45 misouth21.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 54' South
Longitude: 75° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.88 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 05.0"979.37 miwest0° 09' 20.4"10.70 misouth979.15 mi
24 hours13° 06' 27.8"887.31 mieast3° 24' 40.6"234.53 misouth911.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrinidadSat 12:00 Noon57 km35 miles31 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzSat 12:00 Noon340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSat 12:00 Noon438 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 12:00 Noon463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon663 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 1:00 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSat 12:00 Noon1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 11:00 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Sat 2:00 PM1773 km1102 miles958 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 1:00 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmSouth S
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