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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 102° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 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"953.13 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.13 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.8"7.73 mieast0° 03' 33.1"4.08 minorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 155° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.0"961.12 miwest0° 06' 59.1"8.01 misouth960.87 mi
24 hours13° 45' 54.2"915.97 mieast2° 20' 33.7"161.10 misouth924.53 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 1:50 PM848 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:50 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSat 10:50 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmWest W
LimaSat 1:50 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 3:50 PM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 1:50 PM3601 km2237 miles1944 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:50 PM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:50 PM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSat 2:50 PM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:50 PM3923 km2438 miles2118 nmEast-northeast ENE
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