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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 54' South
Longitude: 82° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.45 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.57 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.55 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.1"6.19 mieast0° 08' 50.6"10.14 misouth11.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 00' South
Longitude: 101° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.9"953.76 miwest0° 06' 07.5"7.02 misouth953.53 mi
24 hours14° 19' 51.6"948.10 mieast1° 54' 42.2"131.48 misouth952.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:20 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:20 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:20 PM1760 km1094 miles951 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:20 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 12:20 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSun 2:20 PM2144 km1333 miles1158 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:20 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:20 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Sun 2:20 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmEast-southeast ESE
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