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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 03' South
Longitude: 87° 53' 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"961.55 miwest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 misouth961.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.4"6.35 mieast0° 08' 24.7"9.65 misouth11.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 56' South
Longitude: 91° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 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' 22.3"941.64 miwest0° 03' 09.5"3.62 misouth941.50 mi
24 hours14° 49' 22.1"969.97 mieast0° 37' 24.2"42.88 misouth969.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:40 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:40 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 1:40 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:40 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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