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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 430.45 meters/second, 1549.6 kilometres/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.1 kilometres/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:30 PM1393 km865 miles752 nm NE
La PazSun 1:30 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nm ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:30 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nm SE
SucreSun 1:30 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nm E
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nm NNE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nm ENE
CórdobaSun 2:30 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nm ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nm NNW
QuitoSun 12:30 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nm NNE
Easter Island *Sun 12:30 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nm WSW