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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 = Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 72° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.0"965.79 miWest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 miSouth965.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.0"5.67 miEast0° 10' 06.0"11.58 miSouth12.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 129° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.3"998.20 miWest0° 10' 29.3"12.01 miSouth998.11 mi
24 hours11° 56' 17.4"820.93 miEast4° 04' 52.7"280.48 miSouth863.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 11:40 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 12:40 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 12:40 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaThu 1:40 PM860 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:40 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
TucumánThu 1:40 PM990 km615 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 11:40 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaThu 1:40 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Thu 1:40 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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