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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 54' South
Longitude: 102° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.42 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"962.51 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.49 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.6"6.20 mieast0° 08' 49.1"10.11 misouth11.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 08' South
Longitude: 120° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 53.6"952.95 miwest0° 05' 58.9"6.86 misouth952.72 mi
24 hours14° 22' 00.1"949.77 mieast1° 50' 47.9"127.01 misouth953.37 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 1:40 PM862 km536 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:40 PM2964 km1841 miles1600 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:40 PM3416 km2123 miles1844 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:40 PM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:40 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:40 PM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:40 PM3976 km2471 miles2147 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:40 PM3982 km2474 miles2150 nmEast-southeast ESE
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