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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 94° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 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"1002.41 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 mieast0° 18' 41.5"21.42 misouth21.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 12' South, Longitude: 104° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 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"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.2"978.02 miwest0° 09' 13.0"10.56 misouth977.79 mi
24 hours13° 09' 58.2"890.18 mieast3° 21' 02.0"230.34 misouth913.55 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 12:00 Noon1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:00 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:00 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmEast E
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon2967 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 1:00 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 1:00 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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