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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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 25' South, Longitude: 73° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.0"965.85 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 misouth965.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.0"5.67 mieast0° 10' 06.0"11.58 misouth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 129° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.3"998.26 miwest0° 10' 29.3"12.01 misouth998.17 mi
24 hours11° 56' 19.3"821.02 mieast4° 04' 51.8"280.48 misouth863.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 11:40 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 12:40 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 12:40 PM875 km544 miles473 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaThu 1:40 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánThu 1:40 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
LimaThu 11:40 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaThu 1:40 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Thu 1:40 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 1:40 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmSoutheast SE
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