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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 84° 41' 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"952.74 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth952.75 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.7"7.78 mieast0° 03' 03.8"3.51 minorth8.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.5"978.03 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 misouth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 50' 24.0"867.14 mieast3° 12' 58.1"221.11 misouth889.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:40 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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