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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 6:54:00 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 18:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 106° 33' 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"966.84 miWest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 miSouth966.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.3"5.51 miEast0° 10' 28.1"12.00 miSouth13.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' South, Longitude: 173° 11' 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"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"1004.66 miWest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 miSouth1004.66 mi
24 hours11° 21' 59.9"785.57 miEast4° 14' 05.8"290.99 miSouth835.94 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 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 10:54 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:54 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 1:54 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 3:54 PM3777 km2347 miles2040 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:54 PM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:54 PM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:54 PM4235 km2632 miles2287 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:54 PM4306 km2676 miles2325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:54 PM4310 km2678 miles2327 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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