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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 = Wednesday, November 6, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 05' 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"996.46 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miSouth996.43 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.6"0.95 miEast0° 17' 39.2"20.23 miSouth20.25 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° 43' 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"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.2"939.62 miWest0° 01' 34.2"1.80 miNorth939.70 mi
24 hours14° 18' 07.7"933.34 miEast1° 13' 53.8"84.71 miNorth940.61 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 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreWed 1:40 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:40 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 12:40 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmNortheast NE

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