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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 25' South
Longitude: 90° 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"965.80 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 misouth965.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.5"5.68 mieast0° 10' 04.8"11.56 misouth12.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 25' South
Longitude: 146° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.08 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 53.7"997.78 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 misouth997.68 mi
24 hours11° 58' 23.9"823.08 mieast4° 04' 02.3"279.54 misouth865.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:50 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 12:50 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:50 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:50 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:50 PM2673 km1661 miles1444 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:50 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:50 PM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 2:50 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmEast-southeast ESE
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