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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 = Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' 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"997.98 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth997.95 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.72 miEast0° 17' 55.5"20.54 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: 55° 48' 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"939.94 miWest0° 01' 43.5"1.98 miSouth939.86 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.0"944.72 miEast0° 03' 46.3"4.32 miSouth944.55 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 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilTue 12:30 PM1681 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:30 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 12:30 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 1:30 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:30 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:30 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Tue 2:30 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:30 PM2651 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Tue 12:30 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmWest-southwest WSW

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