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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 100° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 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"962.52 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.5"6.20 mieast0° 08' 49.3"10.12 misouth11.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 117° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.4"953.05 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 misouth952.82 mi
24 hours14° 21' 44.3"949.56 mieast1° 51' 17.4"127.57 misouth953.23 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 1:30 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:30 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:30 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 10:30 AM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sun 3:30 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:30 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:30 PM3680 km2286 miles1987 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:30 PM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:30 PM3746 km2327 miles2023 nmEast-southeast ESE
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