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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 81° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.22 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.8"953.06 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth953.05 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.5"7.69 mieast0° 02' 55.6"3.36 misouth8.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.2"940.66 miwest0° 05' 47.4"6.64 minorth940.96 mi
24 hours14° 18' 26.2"935.43 mieast2° 52' 32.0"197.77 minorth963.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:20 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 2:20 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:20 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 2:20 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM2070 km1287 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:20 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresFri 2:20 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSoutheast SE
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