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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 6:44:00 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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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: 103° 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' 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° 24' 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"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"997.34 miWest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 miSouth997.24 mi
24 hours11° 59' 59.0"824.58 miEast4° 03' 23.6"278.78 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 1:44 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 10:44 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:44 PM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:44 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:44 PM3533 km2196 miles1908 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:44 PM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:44 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:44 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:44 PM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:44 PM4094 km2544 miles2210 nmNortheast NE

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