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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 114° 33' 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"953.14 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth953.15 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.6"7.73 mieast0° 03' 34.1"4.09 minorth8.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 167° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.2"960.57 miwest0° 06' 54.7"7.92 misouth960.32 mi
24 hours13° 47' 40.8"917.49 mieast2° 18' 29.5"158.73 misouth925.67 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 2:40 PM677 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3657 km2272 miles1975 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:40 PM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 4:40 PM4414 km2743 miles2384 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 9:40 AM4649 km2889 miles2510 nmWest W
QuitoSat 2:40 PM4654 km2892 miles2513 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 3:40 PM4898 km3044 miles2645 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM4932 km3065 miles2663 nmNortheast NE
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