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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 86° 56' 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"953.53 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth953.54 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 Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 127° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 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' 34.9"947.34 miwest0° 04' 37.0"5.29 misouth947.15 mi
24 hours14° 30' 10.7"953.47 mieast1° 16' 06.5"87.25 misouth953.93 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 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:50 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:50 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:50 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 12:50 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaSun 2:50 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 12:50 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 12:50 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:50 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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