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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 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 108° 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' 16.5"0.32 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 120° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.45 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 33' 32.9"989.68 miwest0° 08' 24.9"9.64 misouth989.96 mi
24 hours10° 30' 38.4"714.51 mieast3° 33' 28.8"244.54 misouth758.71 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 2:10 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSat 11:10 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:10 PM3202 km1989 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:10 PM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 4:10 PM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:10 PM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 3:10 PM4249 km2640 miles2294 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 9:10 AM4350 km2703 miles2349 nmWest W
SucreSat 3:10 PM4468 km2776 miles2412 nmEast E
San JoseSat 1:10 PM4530 km2815 miles2446 nmNortheast NE
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