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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 34' South, Longitude: 84° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.90 meters/second, 1608.8 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"999.48 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.7"0.49 mieast0° 18' 11.6"20.85 misouth20.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' South, Longitude: 67° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.10 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.3"948.41 miwest0° 04' 49.7"5.53 misouth948.21 mi
24 hours14° 17' 33.0"940.52 mieast1° 21' 11.1"93.06 misouth941.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:20 PM857 km532 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 12:20 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 1:20 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:20 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 12:20 PM1805 km1121 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 1:20 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:20 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Mon 2:20 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaMon 12:20 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaMon 2:20 PM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmSoutheast SE
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