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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 99° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 meters/second, 1535.3 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"953.61 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth953.62 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.4"7.68 mieast0° 04' 00.9"4.61 minorth8.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 139° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.44 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 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' 30.7"946.98 miwest0° 04' 31.1"5.18 misouth946.79 mi
24 hours14° 31' 33.6"954.69 mieast1° 13' 27.3"84.21 misouth954.99 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 *Sun 1:40 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:40 PM2698 km1676 miles1457 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:40 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmWest W
La PazSun 2:40 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:40 PM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 2:40 PM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:40 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 1:40 PM3692 km2294 miles1993 nmEast-northeast ENE
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