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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

UTC time = Monday, December 2, 2013 at 4:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 03' South, Longitude: 72° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"961.53 miWest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 miSouth961.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.0"6.34 miEast0° 08' 25.8"9.67 miSouth11.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 76° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.70 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 25.5"941.95 miWest0° 03' 17.7"3.78 miSouth941.80 mi
24 hours14° 48' 35.4"969.38 miEast0° 40' 50.7"46.82 miSouth968.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
La PazMon 12:40 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
SaltaMon 1:40 PM796 km494 miles430 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 12:40 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánMon 1:40 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:40 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
LimaMon 11:40 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaMon 1:40 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Mon 1:40 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmSouth S
CórdobaMon 1:40 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmSoutheast SE

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