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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 86° 53' 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"999.54 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.51 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.8"0.50 mieast0° 18' 11.3"20.85 misouth20.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 70° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.06 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 43.9"948.38 miwest0° 04' 48.3"5.51 misouth948.18 mi
24 hours14° 17' 42.5"940.69 mieast1° 20' 36.9"92.42 misouth941.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:30 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:30 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 12:30 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoMon 12:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 1:30 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:30 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:30 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Mon 2:30 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaMon 12:30 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 12:30 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
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