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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 79° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 41.7"953.10 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.11 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 mieast0° 03' 31.4"4.04 minorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 133° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.23 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"962.11 miwest0° 07' 07.1"8.16 misouth961.87 mi
24 hours13° 42' 41.1"913.20 mieast2° 24' 14.0"165.31 misouth922.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth N
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