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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 95° 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' 15.5"0.30 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 132° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.28 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 33' 32.0"989.28 miwest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 misouth989.56 mi
24 hours10° 30' 54.2"714.54 mieast3° 32' 40.7"243.62 misouth758.47 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 1:20 PM1431 km889 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:20 PM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:20 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:20 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 2:20 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:20 PM3170 km1970 miles1711 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 2:20 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:20 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM3316 km2060 miles1790 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 10:20 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmWest W
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