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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 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 75° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.6 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"962.59 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 misouth962.57 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.8"6.19 mieast0° 08' 51.1"10.15 misouth11.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 93° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 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' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.4"954.07 miwest0° 06' 10.8"7.08 misouth953.83 mi
24 hours14° 19' 02.7"947.46 mieast1° 56' 09.2"133.15 misouth951.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSun 12:50 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 11:50 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmNorth N
SucreSun 12:50 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 1:50 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 1:50 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSun 1:50 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 11:50 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Sun 1:50 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSun 1:50 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
Buenos AiresSun 1:50 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSoutheast SE
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