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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 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 101° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 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"966.85 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 misouth966.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.2"5.50 mieast0° 10' 28.4"12.01 misouth13.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 19' South, Longitude: 168° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 13.2"1004.72 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 21' 32.5"785.08 mieast4° 14' 09.2"291.06 misouth835.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 1:34 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:34 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:34 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 10:34 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Wed 3:34 PM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:34 PM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:34 PM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmEast E
SucreWed 2:34 PM3794 km2358 miles2049 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:34 PM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaWed 3:34 PM3878 km2409 miles2094 nmEast-southeast ESE
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