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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 45' South
Longitude: 88° 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"963.60 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.58 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.7"6.03 mieast0° 09' 15.4"10.62 misouth12.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 07' South
Longitude: 119° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.8"969.50 miwest0° 08' 18.2"9.52 misouth969.25 mi
24 hours13° 35' 20.5"911.72 mieast2° 55' 25.3"201.04 misouth927.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:40 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:40 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:40 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 12:40 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:40 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:40 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 2:40 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmEast-southeast ESE
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