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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 102° 42' 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"962.45 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.42 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 Latitude: 17° 08' South, Longitude: 120° 02' 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' 53.7"952.90 miwest0° 05' 59.1"6.86 misouth952.67 mi
24 hours14° 21' 58.3"949.68 mieast1° 50' 51.2"127.07 misouth953.29 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 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM2723 km1692 miles1471 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:40 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:40 PM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:40 PM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:40 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:40 PM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:40 PM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:40 PM3955 km2458 miles2136 nmEast-southeast ESE
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