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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 Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 80° 48' 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"970.60 miwest0° 00' 29.7"0.57 misouth970.57 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 Latitude: 9° 50' North, Longitude: 179° 53' 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"992.22 miwest0° 08' 43.9"10.00 misouth992.49 mi
24 hours349° 24' 41.1"721.71 miwest3° 41' 02.9"253.18 misouth768.13 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 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:10 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:10 PM1636 km1017 miles884 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 2:10 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 12:10 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSun 2:10 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 12:10 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 12:10 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:10 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 2:10 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmEast-southeast ESE
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