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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 03' South, Longitude: 102° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 kilometres/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"961.44 miWest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 miSouth961.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.7"6.36 miEast0° 08' 23.6"9.63 miSouth11.53 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 105° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 kilometres/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.4"941.23 miWest0° 03' 01.6"3.47 miSouth941.09 mi
24 hours14° 50' 04.4"970.38 miEast0° 34' 04.7"39.07 miSouth969.49 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 1:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nm SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:40 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nm NNE
AdamstownMon 10:40 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nm WSW
LimaMon 1:40 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nm ENE
Santiago *Mon 3:40 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nm ESE
QuitoMon 1:40 PM3558 km2211 miles1921 nm NE
La PazMon 2:40 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nm E
SucreMon 2:40 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nm E
CórdobaMon 3:40 PM3938 km2447 miles2126 nm ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:40 PM3942 km2450 miles2129 nm ENE