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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 02' South
Longitude: 61° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"992.12 miwest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 misouth992.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.9"1.61 mieast0° 16' 49.3"19.28 misouth19.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' South
Longitude: 23° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.0"975.66 miwest0° 09' 07.1"10.45 minorth976.01 mi
24 hours12° 42' 20.5"857.38 mieast3° 55' 36.5"269.92 minorth904.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzSat 11:50 AM168 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 11:50 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 11:50 AM677 km421 miles365 nmWest W
SaltaSat 12:50 PM936 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sat 12:50 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Sat 1:50 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast E
ManausSat 11:50 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 12:50 PM1612 km1001 miles870 nmSouth S
LimaSat 10:50 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
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