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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 = Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 5:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 78° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.3"971.90 miWest0° 00' 30.6"0.59 miSouth971.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.0"4.70 miEast0° 12' 03.9"13.83 miSouth14.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 171° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.34 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.34 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.8"980.38 miWest0° 07' 29.5"8.58 miSouth980.67 mi
24 hours349° 19' 03.3"719.76 miWest3° 14' 32.0"222.85 miSouth757.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:00 Noon942 km585 miles509 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:00 Noon1021 km635 miles551 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:00 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N

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