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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 34' South
Longitude: 74° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"999.59 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.88 misouth999.56 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.3"0.49 mieast0° 18' 12.0"20.86 misouth20.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 54' South
Longitude: 58° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.25 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.3"948.79 miwest0° 04' 54.3"5.62 misouth948.59 mi
24 hours14° 16' 59.0"940.25 mieast1° 23' 10.3"95.35 misouth941.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaMon 11:40 AM229 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaMon 11:40 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
La PazMon 12:40 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 12:40 PM1042 km647 miles563 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilMon 11:40 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 11:40 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Mon 1:40 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth S
CórdobaMon 1:40 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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