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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 84° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 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"953.60 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth953.61 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.5"7.68 mieast0° 03' 59.6"4.58 minorth8.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 125° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.67 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 35.6"947.48 miwest0° 04' 38.2"5.31 misouth947.29 mi
24 hours14° 29' 56.0"953.33 mieast1° 16' 34.1"87.78 misouth953.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:40 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:40 PM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:40 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 2:40 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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