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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 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 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
La PazMon 12:40 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
SaltaMon 1:40 PM796 km495 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 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Mon 1:40 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouth S
CórdobaMon 1:40 PM1334 km829 miles721 nmSoutheast SE
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