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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 areas 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 432.40 meters/second, 1556.7 kilometres/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 kilometres/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:40 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:40 PM2162 km1344 miles1167 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:40 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 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 PM2284 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 PM2547 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:40 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-southeast ESE

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