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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' South
Longitude: 106° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.38 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"966.90 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 misouth966.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.3"5.51 mieast0° 10' 28.1"12.00 misouth13.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 23' South
Longitude: 173° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 12.1"1004.72 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 22' 01.4"785.65 mieast4° 14' 05.7"291.01 misouth836.02 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 1:54 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 10:54 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:54 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 1:54 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 3:54 PM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:54 PM3858 km2397 miles2083 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 2:54 PM4102 km2549 miles2215 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:54 PM4253 km2643 miles2296 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:54 PM4320 km2684 miles2333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:54 PM4325 km2688 miles2336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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