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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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 66° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"955.50 miwest0° 00' 13.4"0.26 misouth955.49 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.4"7.25 mieast0° 05' 08.0"5.89 misouth9.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 114° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.8"925.28 miwest0° 00' 22.3"0.43 misouth925.30 mi
24 hours12° 29' 51.9"798.62 mieast0° 41' 14.7"47.30 misouth801.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuySat 1:18 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSat 1:18 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarijaSat 12:18 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:18 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:18 PM455 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 12:18 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:18 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:18 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaSat 1:18 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:18 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth S
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