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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 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 100° 23' 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"964.58 miWest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 miSouth964.56 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 Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 144° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 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' 02.6"984.81 miWest0° 09' 42.1"11.11 miSouth984.61 mi
24 hours12° 46' 36.2"868.74 miEast3° 37' 35.5"249.29 miSouth898.30 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 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:30 PM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:30 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:30 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM3707 km2304 miles2002 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:30 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmEast-southeast ESE

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