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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 15' South
Longitude: 61° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"1001.13 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.10 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.6"0.25 mieast0° 18' 27.9"21.16 misouth21.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 17' South
Longitude: 60° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.82 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.6"963.52 miwest0° 07' 31.8"8.63 misouth963.27 mi
24 hours13° 46' 24.0"919.13 mieast2° 32' 59.4"175.35 misouth929.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzSun 11:50 AM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSun 11:50 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 11:50 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSun 11:50 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 12:50 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausSun 11:50 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 1:50 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast E
LimaSun 10:50 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest W
CórdobaSun 12:50 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 1:50 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmEast-southeast ESE
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