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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 87° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.44 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"962.49 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.2"6.19 mieast0° 08' 50.2"10.13 misouth11.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 105° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.38 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 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' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.4"953.50 miwest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 misouth953.27 mi
24 hours14° 20' 22.3"948.43 mieast1° 53' 47.1"130.42 misouth952.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:40 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:40 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 1:40 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:40 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2597 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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