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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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 82° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.59 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth953.60 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.5"7.68 mieast0° 03' 59.5"4.58 minorth8.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 122° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.71 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.6"947.57 miwest0° 04' 39.3"5.34 misouth947.38 mi
24 hours14° 29' 39.6"953.10 mieast1° 17' 05.1"88.37 misouth953.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:30 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:30 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:30 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:30 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:30 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 2:30 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:30 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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