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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 = Friday, November 29, 2013 at 5:30:00 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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 85° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.39 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"964.62 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miSouth964.60 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.6"5.86 miEast0° 09' 40.5"11.10 miSouth12.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 129° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.61 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 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' 07.6"985.42 miWest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 miSouth985.23 mi
24 hours12° 44' 31.5"866.84 miEast3° 39' 01.3"250.92 miSouth896.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:30 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2371 km1474 miles1281 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 12:30 PM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW

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