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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' South
Longitude: 91° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 00.0"1002.49 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.46 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 mieast0° 18' 41.7"21.42 misouth21.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 11' South
Longitude: 102° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 57.0"978.19 miwest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 misouth977.96 mi
24 hours13° 09' 42.5"890.03 mieast3° 21' 18.6"230.68 misouth913.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth N
LimaSat 12:50 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 1:50 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:50 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:50 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 11:50 AM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 12:50 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNortheast NE
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