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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 27' South, Longitude: 100° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.76 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 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"958.77 miwest0° 00' 18.2"0.35 misouth958.75 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.4"6.78 mieast0° 07' 05.7"8.14 misouth10.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 59° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.1"954.79 miwest0° 06' 46.1"7.76 minorth955.10 mi
24 hours13° 56' 37.9"924.22 mieast3° 10' 26.8"218.25 minorth956.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 1:30 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:30 PM2701 km1678 miles1459 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Thu 3:30 PM3125 km1942 miles1688 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:30 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:30 PM3411 km2119 miles1842 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:30 PM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:30 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM3703 km2301 miles2000 nmEast-northeast ENE
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