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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 89° 34' 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"953.11 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.12 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.9"7.74 mieast0° 03' 32.1"4.06 minorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.03 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 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 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.6"961.67 miwest0° 07' 03.6"8.09 misouth961.43 mi
24 hours13° 44' 07.1"914.43 mieast2° 22' 36.6"163.45 misouth923.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:00 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sat 3:00 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:00 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:00 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM2738 km1702 miles1479 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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