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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 17' South
Longitude: 99° 57' 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"952.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth952.83 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.6"7.78 mieast0° 03' 05.0"3.54 minorth8.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 39' South
Longitude: 166° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.02 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 51.1"977.42 miwest0° 08' 44.4"10.02 misouth977.20 mi
24 hours12° 52' 38.6"869.22 mieast3° 11' 13.6"219.13 misouth890.71 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 *Fri 1:40 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:40 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 3:40 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:40 PM3409 km2118 miles1840 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:40 PM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:40 PM3625 km2253 miles1958 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:40 PM3636 km2260 miles1964 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-northeast ENE
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