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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: 71° 10' 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"959.49 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth959.47 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: 177° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.1 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"990.98 miwest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 misouth991.30 mi
24 hours348° 58' 39.0"751.22 miwest4° 11' 34.3"288.16 misouth808.41 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 PM162 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 1:34 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaTue 11:34 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
SucreTue 12:34 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazTue 12:34 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánTue 1:34 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
MendozaTue 1:34 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:34 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:34 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth S
LimaTue 11:34 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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