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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 82° 42' 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"962.50 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.48 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 Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 100° 49' 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° 25' 00.0"953.71 miwest0° 06' 07.7"7.02 misouth953.47 mi
24 hours14° 19' 49.9"948.01 mieast1° 54' 45.3"131.54 misouth952.12 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 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:20 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:20 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:20 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 12:20 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSun 2:20 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 12:20 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:20 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 2:20 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-southeast ESE
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