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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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 74° 22' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"998.10 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.6"0.72 mieast0° 17' 56.1"20.56 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: 44° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"940.17 miwest0° 01' 50.1"2.10 misouth940.08 mi
24 hours14° 28' 16.1"944.91 mieast0° 06' 26.2"7.38 misouth944.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaTue 11:40 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaTue 11:40 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
La PazTue 12:40 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast E
CobijaTue 12:40 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 12:40 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
SucreTue 12:40 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilTue 11:40 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 11:40 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Tue 1:40 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:40 PM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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