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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 85° 29' 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"962.56 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.2"6.19 mieast0° 08' 50.4"10.14 misouth11.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 103° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 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' 59.1"953.66 miwest0° 06' 06.5"7.00 misouth953.43 mi
24 hours14° 20' 07.9"948.31 mieast1° 54' 13.0"130.93 misouth952.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:30 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:30 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:30 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:30 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:30 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Sun 12:30 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSun 12:30 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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