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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 46' South, Longitude: 115° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 430.87 meters/second, 1551.1 kilometres/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 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"963.45 miWest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 miSouth963.43 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.4"6.04 miEast0° 09' 13.5"10.58 miSouth12.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.5 kilometres/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 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' 26.8"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.2"968.18 miWest0° 08' 09.9"9.36 miSouth967.93 mi
24 hours13° 39' 04.1"914.81 miEast2° 51' 22.9"196.40 miSouth929.57 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 2:30 PM844 km524 miles456 nm SE
AdamstownSat 11:30 AM1557 km968 miles841 nm WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:30 PM3617 km2248 miles1953 nm NE
PapeeteSat 9:30 AM3618 km2248 miles1954 nm W
LimaSat 2:30 PM4202 km2611 miles2269 nm E
Santiago *Sat 4:30 PM4555 km2830 miles2460 nm ESE
RarotongaSat 9:30 AM4594 km2855 miles2481 nm W
QuitoSat 2:30 PM4647 km2888 miles2509 nm ENE
GuatemalaSat 1:30 PM4847 km3012 miles2617 nm NE
San SalvadorSat 1:30 PM4848 km3012 miles2618 nm NE