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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 87° 53' 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' 46.4"964.62 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth964.59 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.7"5.86 mieast0° 09' 40.3"11.09 misouth12.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' South, Longitude: 131° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.57 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.8"985.32 miwest0° 09' 44.4"11.16 misouth985.12 mi
24 hours12° 44' 52.4"867.16 mieast3° 38' 47.2"250.65 misouth897.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:40 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 1:40 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmEast-southeast ESE
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