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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.5 kilometres/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"962.45 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth962.43 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° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 54.5"953.00 miWest0° 06' 00.1"6.88 miSouth952.77 mi
24 hours14° 21' 42.5"949.47 miEast1° 51' 20.7"127.63 miSouth953.15 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nm WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:30 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nm NNE
LimaSun 1:30 PM2692 km1672 miles1453 nm ENE
AdamstownSun 10:30 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nm WSW
Santiago *Sun 3:30 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nm ESE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nm NE
La PazSun 2:30 PM3418 km2124 miles1846 nm E
SucreSun 2:30 PM3651 km2268 miles1971 nm E
Rio BrancoSun 1:30 PM3698 km2298 miles1997 nm ENE
CórdobaSun 3:30 PM3718 km2310 miles2007 nm ESE