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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 72° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 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"962.53 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.51 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.8"6.19 mieast0° 08' 51.3"10.15 misouth11.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 91° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.2"954.12 miwest0° 06' 12.0"7.11 misouth953.88 mi
24 hours14° 18' 44.5"947.16 mieast1° 56' 41.4"133.75 misouth951.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSun 11:40 AM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 12:40 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
SaltaSun 1:40 PM812 km505 miles439 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 12:40 PM838 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánSun 1:40 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:40 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth N
LimaSun 11:40 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaSun 1:40 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sun 1:40 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth S
CórdobaSun 1:40 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmSoutheast SE
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