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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:50:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 91° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 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"1000.94 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.5"0.27 miEast0° 18' 26.7"21.14 miSouth21.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 88° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.24 meters/second, 1548.9 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 11.3"962.16 miWest0° 07' 20.8"8.42 miSouth961.91 mi
24 hours13° 49' 22.5"921.28 miEast2° 27' 57.3"169.57 miSouth931.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorth N
LimaSun 12:50 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 1:50 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:50 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmEast E
SucreSun 1:50 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmSoutheast SE

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