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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 Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 80° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 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 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 mieast0° 00' 14.4"0.28 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 147° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.7"988.80 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.54 misouth989.08 mi
24 hours10° 31' 13.9"714.58 mieast3° 31' 42.3"242.51 misouth758.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth N
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