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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 93° 20' 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"951.81 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth951.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.87 mieast0° 00' 12.7"0.25 misouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 55' North
Longitude: 124° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.76 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 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' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.3"976.90 miwest0° 07' 06.1"8.14 misouth977.18 mi
24 hours10° 42' 13.4"718.76 mieast3° 05' 38.1"212.69 misouth753.82 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 *Fri 1:10 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:10 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:10 PM2473 km1537 miles1336 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:10 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth N
La PazFri 2:10 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 2:10 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:10 PM3005 km1868 miles1623 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM3092 km1922 miles1670 nmEast-northeast ENE
Buenos AiresFri 3:10 PM3601 km2237 miles1944 nmEast-southeast ESE
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