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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° 12' 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"962.44 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.42 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 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"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"952.80 miwest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 misouth952.57 mi
24 hours14° 22' 14.2"949.88 mieast1° 50' 21.8"126.50 misouth953.44 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 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 10:50 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:50 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 1:50 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:50 PM3617 km2248 miles1953 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:50 PM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:50 PM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmEast E
SucreSun 2:50 PM4167 km2589 miles2250 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:50 PM4192 km2605 miles2264 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 1:50 PM4200 km2610 miles2268 nmEast-northeast ENE
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