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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 36' South
Longitude: 103° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 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"964.64 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 misouth964.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 28.1"5.87 mieast0° 09' 39.3"11.07 misouth12.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' South
Longitude: 146° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.29 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 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"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"984.76 miwest0° 09' 41.7"11.11 misouth984.57 mi
24 hours12° 46' 59.4"869.15 mieast3° 37' 19.4"249.00 misouth898.60 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 1:40 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:40 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:40 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:40 PM3450 km2143 miles1863 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:40 PM3722 km2313 miles2010 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:40 PM3958 km2460 miles2137 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM3987 km2477 miles2153 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:40 PM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-southeast ESE
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