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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 18' South
Longitude: 87° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 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"952.81 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth952.82 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.7"7.78 mieast0° 03' 04.0"3.52 minorth8.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 32' South
Longitude: 154° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 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' 55.6"977.97 miwest0° 08' 47.3"10.07 misouth977.75 mi
24 hours12° 50' 48.5"867.57 mieast3° 12' 39.2"220.76 misouth889.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:50 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:50 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:50 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 12:50 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 1:50 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 2:50 PM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:50 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:50 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 12:50 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:50 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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