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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 89° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 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"1001.02 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1000.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.5"0.27 mieast0° 18' 26.8"21.14 misouth21.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 86° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.28 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.8"962.32 miwest0° 07' 21.6"8.44 misouth962.07 mi
24 hours13° 49' 09.4"921.19 mieast2° 28' 20.2"170.02 misouth931.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:40 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:40 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:40 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 1:40 PM2597 km1614 miles1403 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 12:40 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNortheast NE
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