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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° 26' 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"953.55 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth953.56 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.4"7.68 mieast0° 04' 00.9"4.60 minorth8.95 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 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' 30.8"946.92 miwest0° 04' 31.2"5.18 misouth946.73 mi
24 hours14° 31' 31.9"954.60 mieast1° 13' 30.7"84.27 misouth954.90 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 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:40 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 3:40 PM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSun 10:40 AM3118 km1937 miles1684 nmWest W
La PazSun 2:40 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:40 PM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 2:40 PM3572 km2219 miles1929 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:40 PM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 1:40 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
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