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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 Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 22' South, Longitude: 101° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"952.25 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth952.26 mi
24 hours0° 07' 24.7"7.85 mieast0° 02' 08.9"2.47 minorth8.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.1"1002.03 miwest0° 10' 17.4"11.78 misouth1001.97 mi
24 hours348° 38' 38.2"782.71 miwest4° 02' 17.3"277.51 misouth827.62 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 *Wed 1:44 PM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:44 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:44 PM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 10:44 AM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest W
Santiago *Wed 3:44 PM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 2:44 PM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:44 PM3546 km2204 miles1915 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaWed 3:44 PM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 2:44 PM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:44 PM3844 km2388 miles2075 nmEast-northeast ENE
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