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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' South
Longitude: 94° 23' 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"1002.48 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.05 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 12' South
Longitude: 104° 33' 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' 56.1"978.08 miwest0° 09' 13.0"10.56 misouth977.85 mi
24 hours13° 10' 00.0"890.27 mieast3° 21' 00.0"230.32 misouth913.63 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 Noon1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:00 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:00 PM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmEast E
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon2979 km1851 miles1608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:00 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 1:00 PM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
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