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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 87° 58' 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"965.74 miWest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 miSouth965.72 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: 143° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.12 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' 54.4"997.79 miWest0° 10' 28.3"11.99 miSouth997.69 mi
24 hours11° 58' 04.1"822.69 miEast4° 04' 10.4"279.67 miSouth865.18 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 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:40 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:40 PM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Thu 12:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 1:40 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:40 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmEast-southeast ESE

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