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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 7:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 45' South, Longitude: 107° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.88 meters/second, 1551.2 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"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.47 miWest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 miSouth963.45 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.2"6.04 miEast0° 09' 13.9"10.59 miSouth12.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 138° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.9"968.53 miWest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 miSouth968.28 mi
24 hours13° 38' 02.6"913.94 miEast2° 52' 30.3"197.69 miSouth928.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:00 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSat 11:00 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:00 PM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:00 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 4:00 PM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:00 PM3971 km2468 miles2144 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 3:00 PM4201 km2611 miles2268 nmEast E
San JoseSat 1:00 PM4358 km2708 miles2353 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:00 AM4393 km2730 miles2372 nmWest W
San SalvadorSat 1:00 PM4416 km2744 miles2385 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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