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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 4:40:00 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).

= 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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 74° 06' 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"1002.49 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.46 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miEast0° 18' 42.3"21.44 miSouth21.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' South, Longitude: 84° 60' West

The ground speed is currently 437.70 meters/second, 1575.7 kilometres/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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' 02.2"978.89 miWest0° 09' 18.0"10.65 miSouth978.66 mi
24 hours13° 07' 36.7"888.21 miEast3° 23' 29.9"233.16 miSouth912.39 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
IcaSat 11:40 AM201 km125 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:40 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaSat 11:40 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:40 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoSat 11:40 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 12:40 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM876 km545 miles473 nmNortheast NE
CochabambaSat 12:40 PM892 km554 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
TrujilloSat 11:40 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
RiberaltaSat 12:40 PM975 km606 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE

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