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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 6:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 92° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.38 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.4"964.60 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miSouth964.58 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.9"5.86 miEast0° 09' 40.0"11.09 miSouth12.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' South, Longitude: 136° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.1"985.12 miWest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 miSouth984.92 mi
24 hours12° 45' 33.8"867.79 miEast3° 38' 18.6"250.11 miSouth897.64 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 *Fri 1:00 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:00 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:00 Noon2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 3:00 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 1:00 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:00 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:00 PM2833 km1760 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:00 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:00 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:00 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmEast-southeast ESE

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