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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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 11' South, Longitude: 87° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"960.59 miwest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 misouth960.57 mi
24 hours0° 06' 05.0"6.50 mieast0° 07' 59.0"9.16 misouth11.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 76° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 39.3"937.29 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth937.31 mi
24 hours14° 54' 20.7"971.71 mieast0° 45' 15.4"51.88 minorth975.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 12:40 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Tue 2:40 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 1:40 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 12:40 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreTue 1:40 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 12:40 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaTue 2:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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