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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 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 88° 20' 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"966.96 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 misouth966.94 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° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 15.5"1004.94 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.17 misouth1004.95 mi
24 hours11° 20' 21.1"783.84 mieast4° 14' 17.6"291.24 misouth834.51 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 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:40 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreWed 1:40 PM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:40 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:40 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmEast-southeast ESE
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