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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 114° 50' 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"953.21 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth953.22 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 57' South
Longitude: 167° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.53 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 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"960.62 miwest0° 06' 54.6"7.92 misouth960.38 mi
24 hours13° 47' 43.3"917.59 mieast2° 18' 26.7"158.69 misouth925.76 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 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 9:40 AM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:40 PM4182 km2599 miles2258 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 4:40 PM4440 km2759 miles2398 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 9:40 AM4621 km2871 miles2495 nmWest W
QuitoSat 2:40 PM4679 km2908 miles2527 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 3:40 PM4927 km3061 miles2660 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM4949 km3075 miles2672 nmNortheast NE
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