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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 35' South
Longitude: 88° 10' 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"964.68 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth964.66 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 28' South
Longitude: 132° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.56 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"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.6"985.38 miwest0° 09' 44.3"11.16 misouth985.18 mi
24 hours12° 44' 54.6"867.25 mieast3° 38' 45.5"250.64 misouth897.28 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 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:40 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 1:40 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmEast-southeast ESE
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