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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 5:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 90° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.90 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"963.53 miWest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 miSouth963.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.7"6.03 miEast0° 09' 15.3"10.61 miSouth12.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 121° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 01.0"969.33 miWest0° 08' 17.5"9.50 miSouth969.08 mi
24 hours13° 35' 38.8"911.91 miEast2° 55' 05.8"200.65 miSouth927.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:50 PM1771 km1101 miles956 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sat 2:50 PM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:50 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:50 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:50 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmEast-southeast ESE

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