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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° 59' 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"962.55 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.2"6.19 mieast0° 08' 50.2"10.13 misouth11.88 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° 53' 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"953.56 miwest0° 06' 05.4"6.98 misouth953.32 mi
24 hours14° 20' 24.0"948.52 mieast1° 53' 43.8"130.37 misouth952.50 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 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:40 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM2236 km1390 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 1:40 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:40 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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