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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 6:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 104° 06' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"1000.89 miWest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 miSouth1000.86 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miEast0° 18' 26.1"21.13 miSouth21.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 100° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.7"961.62 miWest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 miSouth961.37 mi
24 hours13° 50' 36.3"922.19 miEast2° 25' 48.5"167.11 miSouth931.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:40 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:40 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:40 PM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 12:40 PM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM3601 km2238 miles1945 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:40 PM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM3628 km2254 miles1959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSun 12:40 PM3744 km2326 miles2022 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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