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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 53' South
Longitude: 89° 22' 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"998.03 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth998.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.72 mieast0° 17' 55.5"20.54 misouth20.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 19' South
Longitude: 58° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 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' 53.2"939.97 miwest0° 01' 41.9"1.95 misouth939.89 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.1"944.75 mieast0° 03' 09.9"3.63 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 12:40 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM1834 km1139 miles990 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:40 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
Easter Island *Tue 12:40 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoTue 1:40 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:40 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Tue 2:40 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:40 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
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