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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 4:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 71° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.7 kilometres/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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"1002.50 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.47 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miEast0° 18' 42.5"21.44 miSouth21.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 82° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 437.75 meters/second, 1575.9 kilometres/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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"16.32 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.9"979.00 miWest0° 09' 18.6"10.67 miSouth978.77 mi
24 hours13° 07' 19.1"887.96 miEast3° 23' 48.0"233.51 miSouth912.25 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
ArequipaSat 11:30 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
CuzcoSat 11:30 AM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:30 AM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 12:30 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaSat 12:30 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
CochabambaSat 12:30 PM642 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:30 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
CallaoSat 11:30 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSat 12:30 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE

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