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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 93° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 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"951.81 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth951.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.9"7.88 mieast0° 00' 43.5"0.83 minorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' North, Longitude: 145° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.76 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.66 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.9"999.35 miwest0° 09' 19.8"10.69 misouth999.58 mi
24 hours10° 27' 25.3"717.55 mieast3° 52' 08.4"265.87 misouth767.60 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 *Sun 1:10 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:10 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 3:10 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:10 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
La PazSun 2:10 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:10 PM2923 km1817 miles1579 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:10 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:10 PM3012 km1871 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 1:10 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmEast-northeast ENE
Buenos AiresSun 3:10 PM3579 km2224 miles1932 nmEast-southeast ESE
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