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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 94° 23' 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"999.51 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 misouth999.48 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 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' 42.2"948.14 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth947.94 mi
24 hours14° 18' 07.9"940.94 mieast1° 19' 04.4"90.65 misouth941.71 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 Noon1707 km1060 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 1:00 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmEast E
Easter Island *Mon 1:00 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilMon 1:00 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:00 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 2:00 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:00 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmEast E
San JoseMon 12:00 Noon3042 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:00 PM3097 km1925 miles1672 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 2:00 PM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmEast-southeast ESE
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