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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 97° 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"953.19 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.20 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.9"7.74 mieast0° 03' 32.8"4.07 minorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 49' South
Longitude: 151° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.6"961.39 miwest0° 07' 00.9"8.04 misouth961.15 mi
24 hours13° 45' 14.0"915.45 mieast2° 21' 20.3"162.00 misouth924.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM1282 km796 miles692 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:30 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 2:30 PM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:30 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 10:30 AM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmWest W
SucreSat 2:30 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:30 PM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmEast-northeast ENE
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