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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' South
Longitude: 115° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.87 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 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"963.52 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.50 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 22' South
Longitude: 145° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.92 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"968.24 miwest0° 08' 09.8"9.35 misouth967.99 mi
24 hours13° 39' 06.3"914.90 mieast2° 51' 20.3"196.37 misouth929.65 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 2:30 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:30 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 9:30 AM3590 km2230 miles1938 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:30 PM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:30 PM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 9:30 AM4566 km2837 miles2465 nmWest W
Santiago *Sat 4:30 PM4579 km2845 miles2473 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:30 PM4673 km2904 miles2523 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 1:30 PM4864 km3022 miles2626 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:30 PM4866 km3024 miles2627 nmNortheast NE
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