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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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 11' South
Longitude: 87° 13' 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' 59.8"4.59 minorth8.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 08' South
Longitude: 127° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 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"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.8"947.40 miwest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 misouth947.21 mi
24 hours14° 30' 12.4"953.56 mieast1° 16' 03.1"87.18 misouth954.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:50 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:50 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSun 1:50 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSun 2:50 PM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 12:50 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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