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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 4:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 71° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 kilometres/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"1001.02 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.9"0.26 miEast0° 18' 27.5"21.15 miSouth21.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' South, Longitude: 69° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 kilometres/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 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' 26.3"16.05 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.9"963.03 miWest0° 07' 28.2"8.56 miSouth962.78 mi
24 hours13° 47' 23.0"919.80 miEast2° 31' 21.3"173.46 miSouth930.25 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
ArequipaSun 11:30 AM127 km79 miles68 nmSouth S
CuzcoSun 11:30 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:30 AM253 km157 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 12:30 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaSun 12:30 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CochabambaSun 12:30 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSun 11:30 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM714 km444 miles385 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSun 12:30 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 12:30 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE

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