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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 Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 78° 39' 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.3"971.96 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.59 misouth971.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.1"4.70 mieast0° 12' 03.9"13.84 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° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.35 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.6 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' 04.9"980.46 miwest0° 07' 29.6"8.59 misouth980.75 mi
24 hours349° 19' 03.8"719.81 miwest3° 14' 33.2"222.90 misouth757.66 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 Noon947 km588 miles511 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:00 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1642 km1020 miles887 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:00 AM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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