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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 89° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 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"999.53 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.50 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.9"0.50 mieast0° 18' 11.3"20.85 misouth20.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 72° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.03 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.3"948.30 miwest0° 04' 47.2"5.49 misouth948.10 mi
24 hours14° 17' 51.0"940.77 mieast1° 20' 06.2"91.83 misouth941.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:40 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:40 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:40 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
SucreMon 1:40 PM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM2730 km1697 miles1474 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaMon 12:40 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
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