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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 100° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 kilometres/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.50 miWest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 miSouth963.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.9"6.03 miEast0° 09' 14.6"10.60 miSouth12.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' South, Longitude: 131° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 433.24 meters/second, 1559.7 kilometres/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.6"968.87 miWest0° 08' 14.6"9.44 miSouth968.62 mi
24 hours13° 37' 01.0"913.08 miEast2° 53' 37.2"198.97 miSouth928.40 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM1090 km678 miles589 nm SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nm NNE
LimaSat 1:30 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nm ENE
AdamstownSat 10:30 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nm WSW
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nm ESE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nm NE
La PazSat 2:30 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nm E
SucreSat 2:30 PM3661 km2275 miles1977 nm E
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM3703 km2301 miles1999 nm ENE
CórdobaSat 3:30 PM3734 km2320 miles2016 nm ESE