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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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 82° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.5"964.63 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth964.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.6"5.86 mieast0° 09' 40.7"11.10 misouth12.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 127° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.66 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.4"985.52 miwest0° 09' 45.3"11.17 misouth985.33 mi
24 hours12° 44' 10.9"866.52 mieast3° 39' 15.3"251.19 misouth896.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:20 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:20 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:20 PM1781 km1106 miles962 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaFri 2:20 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-southeast ESE
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