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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 90° 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' 00.1"0.00 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 mieast0° 00' 15.1"0.29 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 51' North
Longitude: 137° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.49 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 33' 31.5"989.12 miwest0° 08' 21.6"9.58 misouth989.40 mi
24 hours10° 31' 00.8"714.55 mieast3° 32' 21.4"243.25 misouth758.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:00 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sat 3:00 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:00 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:00 PM2760 km1715 miles1491 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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