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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 102° 58' 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"965.69 miWest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 miSouth965.67 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 Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 158° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 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"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"997.37 miWest0° 10' 27.2"11.97 miSouth997.26 mi
24 hours11° 59' 51.8"824.46 miEast4° 03' 26.6"278.84 miSouth866.51 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 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:40 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:40 PM3442 km2138 miles1858 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM3544 km2202 miles1914 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:40 PM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:40 PM3940 km2448 miles2127 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM3963 km2463 miles2140 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 3:40 PM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmEast-southeast ESE

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