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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 03' South, Longitude: 85° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"961.56 miwest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 misouth961.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.3"6.35 mieast0° 08' 24.9"9.65 misouth11.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 89° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.08 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.8"941.70 miwest0° 03' 10.8"3.65 misouth941.56 mi
24 hours14° 49' 14.6"969.89 mieast0° 37' 58.0"43.53 misouth969.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:30 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 1:30 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 2:30 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 1:30 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 12:30 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 12:30 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:30 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:30 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Mon 12:30 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 12:30 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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