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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 Monday, December 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' South, Longitude: 84° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"954.07 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth954.08 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.7"7.62 mieast0° 04' 27.5"5.11 minorth9.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 110° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.0"938.59 miwest0° 01' 31.3"1.75 misouth938.52 mi
24 hours14° 58' 48.6"977.55 mieast0° 03' 14.7"3.72 minorth977.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:40 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:40 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:40 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 2:40 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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