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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° 12' 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 misouth962.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.1"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° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 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' 59.2"953.60 miwest0° 06' 06.6"7.00 misouth953.37 mi
24 hours14° 20' 06.1"948.22 mieast1° 54' 16.3"130.98 misouth952.27 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 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:30 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:30 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:30 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:30 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:30 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 12:30 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmWest-southwest WSW
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