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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 90° 12' 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"962.48 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.3"6.19 mieast0° 08' 50.0"10.13 misouth11.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 108° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.7"953.40 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.96 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours14° 20' 38.3"948.64 mieast1° 53' 17.8"129.87 misouth952.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:50 PM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM2305 km1433 miles1245 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:50 PM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 1:50 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 12:50 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:50 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmEast-southeast ESE
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