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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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 93° 12' 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' 15.4"0.29 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' North, Longitude: 135° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 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' 31.8"989.20 miwest0° 08' 22.0"9.59 misouth989.48 mi
24 hours10° 30' 57.5"714.54 mieast3° 32' 31.1"243.44 misouth758.42 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 *Sat 1:10 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:10 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 3:10 PM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:10 PM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
La PazSat 2:10 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:10 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:10 PM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 1:10 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmEast-northeast ENE
Buenos AiresSat 3:10 PM3589 km2230 miles1938 nmEast-southeast ESE
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