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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

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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 Latitude: 21° 46' South, Longitude: 117° 47' 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"963.44 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.5"6.04 mieast0° 09' 13.4"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 Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 148° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 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' 51.4"968.07 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 misouth967.82 mi
24 hours13° 39' 24.5"915.10 mieast2° 51' 00.3"195.97 misouth929.76 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 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3830 km2380 miles2068 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 9:40 AM4338 km2696 miles2342 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:40 PM4458 km2770 miles2407 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 4:40 PM4785 km2973 miles2584 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:40 PM4882 km3033 miles2636 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 1:40 PM4988 km3099 miles2693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM5004 km3109 miles2702 nmNortheast NE
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