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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 53' South, Longitude: 57° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.48 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.64 miwest0° 00' 22.6"0.43 misouth962.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.4"6.18 mieast0° 08' 52.3"10.17 misouth11.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 77° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.0"954.79 miwest0° 06' 18.2"7.23 misouth954.55 mi
24 hours14° 17' 06.9"945.95 mieast1° 59' 30.8"137.00 misouth950.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 12:40 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sun 12:40 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 12:40 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Sun 12:40 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Sun 1:40 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Sun 12:40 PM640 km398 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSun 11:40 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSun 12:40 PM823 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSun 12:40 PM914 km568 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Sun 1:40 PM1181 km734 miles637 nmEast-southeast ESE
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