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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 6:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 96° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 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"1000.92 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.8"0.27 miEast0° 18' 26.4"21.13 miSouth21.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 34' South, Longitude: 93° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 09.8"961.94 miWest0° 07' 18.9"8.39 miSouth961.69 mi
24 hours13° 49' 52.1"921.65 miEast2° 27' 05.9"168.59 miSouth931.25 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 12:10 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 1:10 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 1:10 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 1:10 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:10 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:10 PM3049 km1895 miles1647 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:10 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 2:10 PM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmEast E
ManaguaSun 12:10 PM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 1:10 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmNortheast NE

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