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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 5:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' 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"997.96 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth997.93 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° 35' 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"939.88 miWest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 miSouth939.80 mi
24 hours14° 28' 17.0"944.66 miEast0° 02' 40.9"3.07 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 12:50 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:50 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:50 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Tue 12:50 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoTue 12:50 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:50 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:50 PM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:50 PM2816 km1749 miles1520 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 2:50 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 11:50 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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