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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 57' South
Longitude: 84° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 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"1002.52 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.1"0.04 mieast0° 18' 41.9"21.43 misouth21.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 06' South
Longitude: 94° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 59.2"978.51 miwest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 misouth978.29 mi
24 hours13° 08' 49.4"889.29 mieast3° 22' 14.2"231.74 misouth913.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 1:20 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:20 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:20 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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