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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 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 65° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.25 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth953.26 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.7"7.68 mieast0° 03' 36.9"4.15 minorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 117° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"946.97 miwest0° 04' 10.7"4.79 misouth947.19 mi
24 hours11° 32' 49.5"753.41 mieast2° 04' 51.2"143.13 misouth771.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuyFri 1:22 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
SaltaFri 1:22 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
TarijaFri 12:22 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánFri 1:22 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
SucreFri 12:22 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
Santa CruzFri 12:22 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 12:22 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 1:22 PM812 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:22 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 1:22 PM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth S
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