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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° 12' 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"962.45 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 of the movement is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 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' 54.5"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:30 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:30 PM2692 km1672 miles1453 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 10:30 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sun 3:30 PM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:30 PM3418 km2124 miles1846 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:30 PM3651 km2268 miles1971 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:30 PM3698 km2298 miles1997 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:30 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-southeast ESE
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