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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 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' South
Longitude: 120° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.86 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"963.50 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth963.48 mi
24 hours0° 05' 38.5"6.04 mieast0° 09' 13.2"10.57 misouth12.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 25' South
Longitude: 150° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.82 meters/second, 1558.2 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 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' 50.3"968.01 miwest0° 08' 08.1"9.32 misouth967.76 mi
24 hours13° 39' 47.3"915.48 mieast2° 50' 35.1"195.50 misouth930.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM1282 km796 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM4053 km2518 miles2188 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 2:50 PM4743 km2947 miles2561 nmEast E
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4777 km2968 miles2579 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago *Sat 4:50 PM5043 km3134 miles2723 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CitySat 1:50 PM5118 km3180 miles2764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 8:50 AM5139 km3193 miles2775 nmWest W
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