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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 44' South
Longitude: 75° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.0"963.64 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 misouth963.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.3"6.02 mieast0° 09' 16.2"10.63 misouth12.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 60' South
Longitude: 107° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.4"970.08 miwest0° 08' 22.0"9.59 misouth969.83 mi
24 hours13° 33' 37.1"910.25 mieast2° 57' 14.6"203.13 misouth926.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 12:50 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 11:50 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth N
SucreSat 12:50 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 1:50 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:50 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 1:50 PM1560 km970 miles842 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 1:50 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 1:50 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSoutheast SE
Buenos AiresSat 1:50 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSoutheast SE
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