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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 86° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.23 meters/second, 1606.4 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"998.04 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth998.01 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.72 mieast0° 17' 55.5"20.55 misouth20.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 56° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.3"940.00 miwest0° 01' 43.3"1.97 misouth939.92 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.1"944.78 mieast0° 03' 42.6"4.26 misouth944.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 12:30 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:30 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:30 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 12:30 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 1:30 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:30 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:30 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Tue 2:30 PM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Tue 12:30 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaTue 12:30 PM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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