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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 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 57' South
Longitude: 81° 53' 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"1002.53 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.50 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.0"0.04 mieast0° 18' 42.1"21.43 misouth21.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 05' South
Longitude: 92° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 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° 27' 59.9"978.62 miwest0° 09' 16.1"10.62 misouth978.39 mi
24 hours13° 08' 31.7"889.04 mieast3° 22' 32.8"232.09 misouth912.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:10 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:10 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:10 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:10 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:10 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 1:10 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:10 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmSoutheast SE
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