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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 6:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 06' 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"1000.93 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.6"0.27 miEast0° 18' 26.6"21.13 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° 07' 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' 10.6"962.05 miWest0° 07' 19.9"8.40 miSouth961.80 mi
24 hours13° 49' 37.3"921.47 miEast2° 27' 31.7"169.08 miSouth931.15 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 Noon1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:00 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 1:00 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:00 PM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:00 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 2:00 PM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:00 Noon2999 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 2:00 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sun 3:00 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmSoutheast SE

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