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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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 88° 15' 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 misouth965.78 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.4"5.68 mieast0° 10' 05.0"11.56 misouth12.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 144° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 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' 30.8"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"997.85 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 misouth997.75 mi
24 hours11° 58' 06.1"822.78 mieast4° 04' 09.6"279.68 misouth865.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:40 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:40 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:40 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 12:40 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 1:40 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:40 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmEast-southeast ESE
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