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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° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 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"962.60 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.58 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° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 03.1"954.17 miwest0° 06' 11.8"7.11 misouth953.93 mi
24 hours14° 18' 46.3"947.25 mieast1° 56' 38.2"133.70 misouth951.60 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 AM625 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 12:40 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
SaltaSun 1:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 12:40 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánSun 1:40 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSun 11:40 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaSun 1:40 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sun 1:40 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth S
CórdobaSun 1:40 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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