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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

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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 of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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"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 of the movement is currently 430.48 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.05 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:00 Noon419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 12:00 Noon747 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSun 1:00 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:00 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 12:00 Noon1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth N
SucreSun 1:00 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 12:00 Noon1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:00 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Sun 2:00 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSun 12:00 Noon2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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