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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 87° 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"953.18 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.18 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 mieast0° 03' 32.0"4.05 minorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 141° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.4"961.84 miwest0° 07' 04.3"8.11 misouth961.59 mi
24 hours13° 43' 48.1"914.22 mieast2° 22' 58.3"163.87 misouth923.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:50 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:50 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:50 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 1:50 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 2:50 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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