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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

UTC time = Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 5:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 88° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.40 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.12 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.3"966.90 miWest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 miSouth966.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.8"5.50 miEast0° 10' 29.3"12.03 miSouth13.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' South, Longitude: 155° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.6"1004.87 miWest0° 10' 37.8"12.17 miSouth1004.89 mi
24 hours11° 20' 19.6"783.76 miEast4° 14' 17.7"291.22 miSouth834.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:40 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2162 km1344 miles1167 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:40 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreWed 1:40 PM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:40 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:40 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmEast-southeast ESE

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