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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 areas 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 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 101° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 447.53 meters/second, 1611.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"1000.90 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.87 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miEast0° 18' 26.3"21.13 miSouth21.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 98° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 430.05 meters/second, 1548.2 kilometres/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.4"961.72 miWest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 miSouth961.47 mi
24 hours13° 50' 21.7"922.01 miEast2° 26' 14.3"167.60 miSouth931.45 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:30 PM1533 km952 miles828 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:30 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 1:30 PM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:30 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 10:30 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseSun 12:30 PM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 12:30 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM3524 km2189 miles1903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 2:30 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmEast E

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