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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° 06' 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"999.46 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.43 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.8"0.50 mieast0° 18' 11.3"20.84 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° 29' 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' 43.4"948.24 miwest0° 04' 47.3"5.49 misouth948.05 mi
24 hours14° 17' 50.1"940.69 mieast1° 20' 09.6"91.89 misouth941.54 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 PM1361 km845 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:40 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 1:40 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouthwest SW
SucreMon 1:40 PM2560 km1591 miles1383 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaMon 12:40 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
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