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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' South
Longitude: 118° 04' 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"963.51 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.49 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.5"6.04 mieast0° 09' 13.3"10.58 misouth12.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 23' South
Longitude: 148° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.87 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 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' 51.3"968.12 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 misouth967.87 mi
24 hours13° 39' 26.8"915.19 mieast2° 50' 57.8"195.94 misouth929.85 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 2:40 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 9:40 AM4309 km2678 miles2327 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:40 PM4486 km2788 miles2422 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 4:40 PM4811 km2990 miles2598 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:40 PM4908 km3050 miles2650 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 1:40 PM5000 km3107 miles2700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSun 9:40 AM5006 km3111 miles2703 nmWest-northwest WNW
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