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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 5:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 89° 05' 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"997.97 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth997.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.72 miEast0° 17' 55.5"20.54 miSouth20.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 58° 11' 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"939.91 miWest0° 01' 42.0"1.95 miSouth939.83 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.1"944.69 miEast0° 03' 13.5"3.70 miSouth944.54 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 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:40 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:40 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 12:40 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
SucreTue 1:40 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Tue 2:40 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:40 PM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmNortheast NE

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