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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 94° 23' 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"1001.00 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1000.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.6"0.27 mieast0° 18' 26.6"21.14 misouth21.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 91° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.19 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 10.4"962.10 miwest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 misouth961.85 mi
24 hours13° 49' 39.1"921.55 mieast2° 27' 28.8"169.04 misouth931.23 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 12:00 Noon1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:00 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 1:00 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:00 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:00 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 2:00 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:00 Noon3010 km1871 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 3:00 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 2:00 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmEast-southeast ESE
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