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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 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 81° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.2 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' 59.5"1001.05 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1001.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.3"0.26 mieast0° 18' 27.1"21.15 misouth21.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 79° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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' 14.0"962.65 miwest0° 07' 24.4"8.49 misouth962.40 mi
24 hours13° 48' 24.6"920.63 mieast2° 29' 36.9"171.48 misouth930.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:10 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 12:10 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:10 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:10 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:10 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:10 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSun 1:10 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sun 2:10 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaSun 12:10 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSun 2:10 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmSoutheast SE
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