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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 83° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 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"963.61 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 misouth963.59 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.5"6.03 mieast0° 09' 15.7"10.62 misouth12.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 114° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.59 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 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' 03.7"969.73 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.55 misouth969.48 mi
24 hours13° 34' 39.2"911.13 mieast2° 56' 09.2"201.88 misouth927.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmEast-southeast ESE
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