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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 92° 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"962.54 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.3"6.20 mieast0° 08' 49.8"10.13 misouth11.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 110° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 56.9"953.35 miwest0° 06' 03.2"6.94 misouth953.12 mi
24 hours14° 20' 56.3"948.94 mieast1° 52' 45.4"129.25 misouth952.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:00 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:00 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:00 Noon2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sun 3:00 PM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:00 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:00 PM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 2:00 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:00 PM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:00 PM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmEast-southeast ESE
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