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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° 29' South, Longitude: 83° 39' 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"971.94 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 misouth971.92 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° 30' 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"16.35 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.2"980.63 miwest0° 07' 30.8"8.61 misouth980.92 mi
24 hours10° 40' 48.3"719.78 mieast3° 14' 57.9"223.37 misouth757.77 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 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 12:20 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
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