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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 99° 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"953.19 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.20 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.8"7.73 mieast0° 03' 32.9"4.07 minorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 153° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 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' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.7"961.28 miwest0° 07' 00.0"8.02 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours13° 45' 35.3"915.76 mieast2° 20' 55.6"161.53 misouth924.39 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 1:40 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 3:40 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmWest W
La PazSat 2:40 PM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:40 PM3435 km2135 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 2:40 PM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:40 PM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmEast-northeast ENE
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