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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 91° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 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"998.02 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.2"0.73 mieast0° 17' 55.4"20.54 misouth20.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 60° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.29 meters/second, 1513.0 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' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.9"939.94 miwest0° 01' 40.6"1.92 misouth939.86 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.0"944.73 mieast0° 02' 37.3"3.01 misouth944.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 12:50 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:50 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:50 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Tue 12:50 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoTue 12:50 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:50 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:50 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmEast E
SucreTue 1:50 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 2:50 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 11:50 AM2981 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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