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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 26' South, Longitude: 104° 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"965.75 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 misouth965.73 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.9"5.69 mieast0° 10' 03.9"11.54 misouth12.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 35' South, Longitude: 159° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 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' 50.1"997.40 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 misouth997.30 mi
24 hours12° 00' 00.9"824.67 mieast4° 03' 22.7"278.78 misouth866.68 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 1:44 PM812 km505 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 10:44 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:44 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:44 PM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:44 PM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:44 PM3649 km2268 miles1970 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:44 PM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:44 PM4072 km2530 miles2199 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:44 PM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:44 PM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmNortheast NE
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