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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 35' South
Longitude: 70° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.5"964.74 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth964.71 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.2"5.85 mieast0° 09' 41.6"11.12 misouth12.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' South
Longitude: 115° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.87 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.5"986.08 miwest0° 09' 47.3"11.22 misouth985.89 mi
24 hours12° 42' 29.5"865.04 mieast3° 40' 23.6"252.51 misouth895.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Fri 1:30 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Antofagasta *Fri 1:30 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth S
ArequipaFri 11:30 AM579 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
La PazFri 12:30 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 12:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaFri 1:30 PM645 km401 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánFri 1:30 PM802 km499 miles433 nmSoutheast SE
LimaFri 11:30 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 1:30 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 1:30 PM1268 km788 miles684 nmSouth S
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