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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' South
Longitude: 79° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 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"953.17 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.18 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 41' South
Longitude: 134° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 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' 46.2"962.17 miwest0° 07' 06.9"8.16 misouth961.92 mi
24 hours13° 42' 43.6"913.29 mieast2° 24' 11.3"165.27 misouth922.56 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 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmNorth N
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