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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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 57' South
Longitude: 79° 23' 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"1002.54 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.51 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 03' South
Longitude: 90° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.60 meters/second, 1575.3 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 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.7"978.73 miwest0° 09' 16.6"10.63 misouth978.50 mi
24 hours13° 08' 14.0"888.79 mieast3° 22' 51.1"232.44 misouth912.77 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 Noon409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:00 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:00 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon1631 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:00 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSat 12:00 Noon2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
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