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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 54' South
Longitude: 90° 29' 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' 47.3"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 03' South
Longitude: 108° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.33 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"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.7"953.46 miwest0° 06' 04.3"6.96 misouth953.22 mi
24 hours14° 20' 40.2"948.73 mieast1° 53' 14.7"129.81 misouth952.64 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 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:50 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 1:50 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 12:50 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:50 PM2814 km1749 miles1519 nmEast-southeast ESE
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