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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 = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 5:00:00 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).

= 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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 79° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 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"1002.47 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miEast0° 18' 42.2"21.43 miSouth21.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 89° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.60 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.7"978.67 miWest0° 09' 16.8"10.63 miSouth978.45 mi
24 hours13° 08' 12.1"888.71 miEast3° 22' 53.2"232.46 miSouth912.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:00 Noon390 km243 miles211 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:00 Noon738 km458 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 1:00 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:00 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:00 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSat 12:00 Noon2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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