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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 91° 53' 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"1001.01 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1000.98 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° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 meters/second, 1548.8 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' 11.1"962.21 miwest0° 07' 20.7"8.42 misouth961.96 mi
24 hours13° 49' 24.3"921.37 mieast2° 27' 54.4"169.53 misouth931.13 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 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
LimaSun 12:50 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 1:50 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:50 PM2677 km1663 miles1446 nmEast E
SucreSun 1:50 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSoutheast SE
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