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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 03' South
Longitude: 90° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 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"961.54 miwest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 misouth961.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.4"6.35 mieast0° 08' 24.5"9.64 misouth11.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 56' South
Longitude: 93° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.03 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 21.9"941.58 miwest0° 03' 08.2"3.60 misouth941.44 mi
24 hours14° 49' 29.5"970.06 mieast0° 36' 50.4"42.24 misouth969.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:50 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 12:50 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Mon 2:50 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:50 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth N
La PazMon 1:50 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 12:50 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 1:50 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmEast E
QuitoMon 12:50 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 12:50 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:50 PM2798 km1738 miles1511 nmEast-southeast ESE
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