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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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 25' South
Longitude: 85° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.89 meters/second, 1554.8 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 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"965.81 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 misouth965.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.4"5.68 mieast0° 10' 05.1"11.57 misouth12.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 22' South
Longitude: 141° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"997.92 miwest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 misouth997.82 mi
24 hours11° 57' 48.3"822.49 mieast4° 04' 16.8"279.81 misouth865.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:30 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:30 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:30 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
CórdobaThu 2:30 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Thu 12:30 PM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:30 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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