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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' South, Longitude: 119° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 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"966.80 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth966.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.7"5.51 mieast0° 10' 27.2"11.99 misouth13.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' South, Longitude: 174° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.8"1004.50 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.50 mi
24 hours348° 36' 51.3"786.80 miwest4° 13' 56.6"290.82 misouth836.96 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 2:44 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownWed 11:44 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 9:44 AM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 PM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 9:44 AM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmWest W
LimaWed 2:44 PM4582 km2847 miles2474 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 9:44 AM4890 km3039 miles2640 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago *Wed 4:44 PM4927 km3062 miles2661 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 2:44 PM4980 km3095 miles2689 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 1:44 PM4996 km3104 miles2698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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