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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 78° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.63 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 misouth963.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.4"6.02 mieast0° 09' 16.1"10.63 misouth12.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 109° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.69 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.5"969.96 miwest0° 08' 21.3"9.57 misouth969.71 mi
24 hours13° 33' 57.8"910.55 mieast2° 56' 52.7"202.71 misouth926.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:00 Noon1077 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:00 PM1195 km743 miles646 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1701 km1057 miles919 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:00 Noon2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:00 Noon2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:00 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSoutheast SE
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