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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 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 81° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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"971.95 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.59 misouth971.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.1"4.70 mieast0° 12' 03.7"13.83 misouth14.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' North, Longitude: 168° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.38 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.2 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 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.0"980.55 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 misouth980.83 mi
24 hours10° 40' 52.1"719.80 mieast3° 14' 45.7"223.13 misouth757.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:10 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:10 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:10 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:10 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 12:10 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:10 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:10 AM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmEast-southeast ESE
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