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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 35' South
Longitude: 70° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"957.81 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 misouth957.80 mi
24 hours0° 06' 29.6"6.92 mieast0° 06' 35.0"7.55 misouth10.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 08' North
Longitude: 159° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.5"1004.91 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.7"793.61 mieast4° 44' 24.4"325.71 misouth857.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Thu 1:32 PM116 km72 miles62 nmSouth S
SaltaThu 1:32 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 12:32 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
TucumánThu 1:32 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 12:32 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaThu 1:32 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouth S
CórdobaThu 1:32 PM1160 km720 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Thu 1:32 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Thu 1:32 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaThu 11:32 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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