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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° 19' 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"955.43 miwest0° 00' 13.4"0.26 misouth955.42 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° 34' 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"925.21 miwest0° 00' 22.1"0.42 misouth925.23 mi
24 hours12° 29' 51.8"798.56 mieast0° 41' 11.6"47.24 misouth801.91 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 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarijaSat 12:18 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
SaltaSat 1:18 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:18 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:18 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 12:18 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:18 PM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:18 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 1:18 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaSat 1:18 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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