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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).

= 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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 74° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.58 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"1001.01 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.0"0.26 miEast0° 18' 27.4"21.15 miSouth21.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 71° 52' West

The ground speed is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 kilometres/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 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' 16.2"962.92 miWest0° 07' 27.3"8.55 miSouth962.67 mi
24 hours13° 47' 38.0"919.99 miEast2° 30' 56.0"172.98 miSouth930.35 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
IcaSun 11:40 AM220 km136 miles119 nm NW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:40 AM288 km179 miles156 nm NE
ArequipaSun 11:40 AM302 km188 miles163 nm ESE
LimaSun 11:40 AM476 km295 miles257 nm NW
CallaoSun 11:40 AM485 km301 miles262 nm NW
La PazSun 12:40 PM654 km406 miles353 nm ESE
CochabambaSun 12:40 PM881 km547 miles476 nm ESE
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nm NE
TrujilloSun 11:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nm NW
RiberaltaSun 12:40 PM991 km615 miles535 nm ENE