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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 7:40:00 PM.

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

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

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 119° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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"1002.31 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miEast0° 18' 40.5"21.40 miSouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 128° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.7"976.93 miWest0° 09' 06.5"10.44 miSouth976.70 mi
24 hours13° 12' 54.1"892.62 miEast3° 17' 52.6"226.73 miSouth914.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 2:40 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 9:40 AM4348 km2702 miles2348 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 1:40 PM4390 km2728 miles2370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM4539 km2820 miles2451 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:40 PM4559 km2833 miles2462 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM4573 km2842 miles2469 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 9:40 AM4605 km2862 miles2487 nmWest-northwest WNW

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