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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 55' South, Longitude: 105° 28' 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"962.50 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.48 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.6"6.20 mieast0° 08' 48.9"10.11 misouth11.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 122° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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"0.11 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"952.85 miwest0° 05' 57.8"6.84 misouth952.62 mi
24 hours14° 22' 15.9"949.97 mieast1° 50' 18.5"126.45 misouth953.52 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 1:50 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 10:50 AM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:50 PM2892 km1797 miles1562 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 1:50 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:50 PM3643 km2263 miles1967 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:50 PM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:50 PM3962 km2462 miles2140 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:50 PM4196 km2607 miles2265 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:50 PM4219 km2621 miles2278 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:50 PM4227 km2626 miles2282 nmNortheast NE
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