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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 36' South
Longitude: 118° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 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"964.59 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 misouth964.57 mi
24 hours0° 05' 28.6"5.87 mieast0° 09' 38.3"11.05 misouth12.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 47' South
Longitude: 161° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.01 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.8"984.15 miwest0° 09' 38.9"11.05 misouth983.94 mi
24 hours12° 49' 04.6"871.05 mieast3° 35' 51.5"247.32 misouth899.92 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 2:40 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 9:40 AM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaFri 9:40 AM4302 km2673 miles2323 nmWest W
LimaFri 2:40 PM4494 km2792 miles2426 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 4:40 PM4828 km3000 miles2607 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:40 PM4910 km3051 miles2651 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 1:40 PM4988 km3100 miles2693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 9:40 AM4990 km3101 miles2694 nmWest-northwest WNW
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