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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 areas 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 5:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 90° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 431.89 meters/second, 1554.8 kilometres/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"965.73 miWest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 miSouth965.71 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 Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 146° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 446.08 meters/second, 1605.9 kilometres/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"997.72 miWest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 miSouth997.62 mi
24 hours11° 58' 21.9"822.99 miEast4° 04' 03.2"279.53 miSouth865.40 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:50 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 12:50 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:50 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:50 PM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 1:50 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:50 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:50 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 2:50 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmEast-southeast ESE

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