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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 16:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 70° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.5"959.43 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth959.41 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.5"6.64 mieast0° 07' 27.7"8.56 misouth10.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' North, Longitude: 178° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.6"990.91 miwest0° 09' 55.9"11.38 misouth991.22 mi
24 hours348° 58' 39.2"751.16 miwest4° 11' 33.0"288.11 misouth808.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Tue 1:34 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Iquique *Tue 1:34 PM247 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaltaTue 1:34 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaTue 11:34 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
SucreTue 12:34 PM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazTue 12:34 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánTue 1:34 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
MendozaTue 1:34 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:34 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:34 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmSouth S
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