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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 5:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 86° 36' 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"1002.44 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.41 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 97° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 58.5"978.35 miWest0° 09' 14.8"10.60 miSouth978.12 mi
24 hours13° 09' 05.1"889.44 miEast3° 21' 57.9"231.41 miSouth913.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:30 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:30 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Sat 12:30 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmWest-southwest WSW

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