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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 Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 80° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.75 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth951.74 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.87 mieast0° 00' 13.9"0.26 misouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' North, Longitude: 136° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.56 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.28 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.8"976.38 miwest0° 07' 03.1"8.08 misouth976.66 mi
24 hours10° 42' 44.0"718.97 mieast3° 04' 32.7"211.43 misouth753.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:20 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:20 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:20 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 2:20 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:20 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresFri 2:20 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:20 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNorth N
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