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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 Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 89° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.56 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.61 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.0"996.53 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 misouth996.50 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.6"0.95 mieast0° 17' 39.2"20.23 misouth20.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 43° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.17 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 01.5"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.2"939.69 miwest0° 01' 34.2"1.80 minorth939.76 mi
24 hours14° 18' 06.8"933.39 mieast1° 13' 57.2"84.78 minorth940.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:40 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmEast E
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 1:40 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:40 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 12:40 PM2851 km1772 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
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