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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 40' South
Longitude: 81° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.05 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.9"970.67 miwest0° 00' 29.7"0.57 misouth970.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 32.9"4.91 mieast0° 11' 40.8"13.39 misouth14.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 50' North
Longitude: 179° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 33' 28.5"992.30 miwest0° 08' 43.9"10.00 misouth992.56 mi
24 hours349° 24' 41.3"721.76 miwest3° 41' 03.8"253.22 misouth768.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:10 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:10 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:10 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 2:10 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 12:10 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 12:10 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth N
CórdobaSun 2:10 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSun 12:10 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:10 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 2:10 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmEast-southeast ESE
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