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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 74° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 kilometres/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"998.03 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.6"0.72 miEast0° 17' 56.2"20.55 miSouth20.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 43° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 kilometres/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.2"940.10 miWest0° 01' 50.1"2.11 miSouth940.02 mi
24 hours14° 28' 16.1"944.85 miEast0° 06' 29.8"7.45 miSouth944.57 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaTue 11:40 AM279 km174 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:40 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 11:40 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
CallaoTue 11:40 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
La PazTue 12:40 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
CochabambaTue 12:40 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 12:40 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNortheast NE
Antofagasta *Tue 1:40 PM944 km586 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreTue 12:40 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
TrujilloTue 11:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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