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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 89° 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"953.18 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.19 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.9"7.74 mieast0° 03' 32.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 46' South
Longitude: 143° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 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' 42.5"961.72 miwest0° 07' 03.4"8.09 misouth961.48 mi
24 hours13° 44' 09.6"914.53 mieast2° 22' 33.9"163.41 misouth923.48 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 PM1835 km1141 miles991 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sat 3:00 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2561 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:00 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:00 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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