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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 25' South
Longitude: 103° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.87 meters/second, 1554.7 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"965.76 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 misouth965.73 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.9"5.69 mieast0° 10' 04.0"11.54 misouth12.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 34' South
Longitude: 158° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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' 50.3"997.43 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 misouth997.33 mi
24 hours11° 59' 53.8"824.55 mieast4° 03' 25.7"278.84 misouth866.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:40 PM2975 km1849 miles1607 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:40 PM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM3567 km2216 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:40 PM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:40 PM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM3991 km2480 miles2155 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 3:40 PM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmEast-southeast ESE
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