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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 areas 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 7:54:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 121° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 kilometres/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"966.79 miWest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 miSouth966.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.8"5.51 miEast0° 10' 27.1"11.98 miSouth13.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 33' South, Longitude: 172° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 kilometres/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 09.4"1004.47 miWest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 miSouth1004.47 mi
24 hours348° 36' 37.4"787.05 miWest4° 13' 54.8"290.78 miSouth837.17 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:54 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:54 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 9:54 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 9:54 AM3958 km2459 miles2137 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:54 PM4135 km2570 miles2233 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 9:54 AM4661 km2896 miles2517 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 2:54 PM4840 km3007 miles2613 nmEast E
AlofiWed 8:54 AM5043 km3134 miles2723 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 1:54 PM5120 km3181 miles2765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 4:54 PM5161 km3207 miles2787 nmEast-southeast ESE

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