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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 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 121° 50' 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"966.85 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth966.83 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° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 09.3"1004.53 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.54 mi
24 hours348° 36' 35.8"787.13 miwest4° 13' 54.5"290.80 misouth837.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:54 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:54 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 9:54 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 9:54 AM3929 km2442 miles2122 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:54 PM4161 km2585 miles2247 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 9:54 AM4635 km2880 miles2503 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 2:54 PM4869 km3025 miles2629 nmEast E
AlofiWed 8:54 AM5014 km3116 miles2707 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 1:54 PM5135 km3191 miles2772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 4:54 PM5185 km3222 miles2800 nmEast-southeast ESE
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