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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

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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° 53' 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"1002.51 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.48 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° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 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' 58.4"978.40 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 misouth978.18 mi
24 hours13° 09' 07.1"889.53 mieast3° 21' 55.7"231.38 misouth913.20 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 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM1871 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:30 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:30 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:30 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM2619 km1628 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Sat 12:30 PM2685 km1669 miles1450 nmSouthwest SW
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