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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 5:44:00 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 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 89° 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"966.89 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' South, Longitude: 156° 14' 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"1004.86 miWest0° 10' 37.8"12.17 miSouth1004.88 mi
24 hours11° 20' 24.8"783.86 miEast4° 14' 17.2"291.21 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 12:44 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 12:44 PM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:44 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
Santiago *Wed 2:44 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmSoutheast SE
La PazWed 1:44 PM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:44 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreWed 1:44 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:44 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 12:44 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:44 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmEast-southeast ESE

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