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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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 82° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.80 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth952.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.7"7.78 mieast0° 03' 03.6"3.51 minorth8.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 149° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.2"978.19 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 misouth977.96 mi
24 hours12° 50' 04.5"866.90 mieast3° 13' 13.0"221.41 misouth889.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:30 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:30 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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