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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

UTC time = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 6:00:00 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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 94° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 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"999.44 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 miSouth999.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.0"0.50 miEast0° 18' 11.0"20.84 miSouth20.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 77° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 42.3"948.08 miWest0° 04' 44.8"5.44 miSouth947.88 mi
24 hours14° 18' 07.0"940.86 miEast1° 19' 08.0"90.71 miSouth941.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:00 Noon1697 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 1:00 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast E
Easter Island *Mon 1:00 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilMon 1:00 PM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:00 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 2:00 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:00 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmEast E
San JoseMon 12:00 Noon3030 km1883 miles1636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:00 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 2:00 PM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmEast-southeast ESE

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