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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 82° 20' 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' 31.6"4.05 minorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 136° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.17 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.3"962.06 miwest0° 07' 06.0"8.14 misouth961.81 mi
24 hours13° 43' 05.2"913.60 mieast2° 23' 47.0"164.80 misouth922.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:30 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:30 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:30 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:30 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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