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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 27' South, Longitude: 85° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"958.80 miwest0° 00' 18.2"0.35 misouth958.78 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.1"6.77 mieast0° 07' 06.8"8.16 misouth10.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 45° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.62 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.2"954.18 miwest0° 06' 39.6"7.63 minorth954.49 mi
24 hours13° 58' 19.1"925.56 mieast3° 08' 11.8"215.67 minorth957.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:32 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:32 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:32 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:32 PM2147 km1334 miles1160 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:32 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:32 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:32 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:32 AM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Thu 12:32 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:32 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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