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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 83° 22' 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' 49.2"971.88 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 misouth971.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"4.71 mieast0° 12' 03.6"13.83 misouth14.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' North, Longitude: 166° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.42 meters/second, 1578.3 km/hour, 980.7 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' 05.2"980.56 miwest0° 07' 30.6"8.61 misouth980.84 mi
24 hours10° 40' 48.6"719.73 mieast3° 14' 56.6"223.32 misouth757.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-southeast ESE
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