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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 5:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 85° 28' 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"965.75 miWest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 miSouth965.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.3"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 Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 141° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 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' 55.1"997.86 miWest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 miSouth997.76 mi
24 hours11° 57' 46.3"822.40 miEast4° 04' 17.5"279.81 miSouth864.96 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 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:30 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:30 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM2313 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaThu 2:30 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 12:30 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 12:30 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest-southwest WSW

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