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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 111° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1002.34 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miEast0° 18' 40.8"21.41 miSouth21.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 121° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 436.97 meters/second, 1573.1 kilometres/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.1"977.26 miWest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 miSouth977.03 mi
24 hours13° 12' 01.5"891.89 miEast3° 18' 49.9"227.82 miSouth914.55 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:10 PM1361 km845 miles735 nm S
AdamstownSat 11:10 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nm WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:10 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nm ENE
LimaSat 2:10 PM3752 km2332 miles2026 nm E
QuitoSat 2:10 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nm ENE
GuatemalaSat 1:10 PM4011 km2492 miles2166 nm NE
San SalvadorSat 1:10 PM4019 km2497 miles2170 nm NE
Mexico CitySat 1:10 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nm NNE
PapeeteSat 9:10 AM4061 km2524 miles2193 nm W
ManaguaSat 1:10 PM4099 km2547 miles2214 nm NE