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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 = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 34' South, Longitude: 74° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 kilometres/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"999.52 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 miSouth999.49 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 Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 58° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 424.25 meters/second, 1527.3 kilometres/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 24.7"15.82 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.4"948.74 miWest0° 04' 54.5"5.63 miSouth948.54 mi
24 hours14° 16' 57.9"940.18 miEast1° 23' 13.7"95.41 miSouth941.25 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
IcaMon 11:40 AM242 km150 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:40 AM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 11:40 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoMon 11:40 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
La PazMon 12:40 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
CochabambaMon 12:40 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNortheast NE
Antofagasta *Mon 1:40 PM975 km606 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrujilloMon 11:40 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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