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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 35' South
Longitude: 100° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 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"964.65 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 misouth964.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 28.1"5.86 mieast0° 09' 39.4"11.08 misouth12.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 36' South
Longitude: 144° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 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' 02.5"984.87 miwest0° 09' 42.1"11.11 misouth984.67 mi
24 hours12° 46' 38.5"868.84 mieast3° 37' 34.0"249.28 misouth898.38 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 1:30 PM1069 km665 miles577 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:30 PM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:30 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:30 PM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:30 PM3778 km2347 miles2040 nmEast-southeast ESE
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