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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' South
Longitude: 119° 20' 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"966.86 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth966.84 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 31' South
Longitude: 174° 26' 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"1004.57 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.57 mi
24 hours348° 36' 49.7"786.88 miwest4° 13' 56.5"290.84 misouth837.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:44 AM1181 km734 miles637 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:44 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 9:44 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 PM3936 km2445 miles2125 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 9:44 AM4187 km2601 miles2261 nmWest W
LimaWed 2:44 PM4610 km2865 miles2489 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 9:44 AM4864 km3022 miles2626 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago *Wed 4:44 PM4953 km3078 miles2675 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 2:44 PM5007 km3111 miles2704 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 1:44 PM5009 km3113 miles2705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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