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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 5:00:00 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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 79° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.57 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"1000.99 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.96 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.2"0.26 miEast0° 18' 27.2"21.15 miSouth21.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 76° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 430.48 meters/second, 1549.7 kilometres/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 14.8"962.70 miWest0° 07' 25.5"8.51 miSouth962.45 mi
24 hours13° 48' 08.1"920.36 miEast2° 30' 05.2"172.01 miSouth930.55 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
CallaoSun 12:00 Noon416 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 12:00 Noon419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 12:00 Noon747 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
TrujilloSun 12:00 Noon791 km492 miles427 nmNorth N
ArequipaSun 12:00 Noon820 km510 miles443 nmEast E
La PazSun 1:00 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:00 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 12:00 Noon1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth N
SucreSun 1:00 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 12:00 Noon1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth N

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