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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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 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"961.59 miwest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 misouth961.57 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° 53' South, Longitude: 77° 09' 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"942.01 miwest0° 03' 17.5"3.78 misouth941.86 mi
24 hours14° 48' 36.3"969.46 mieast0° 40' 46.9"46.76 misouth968.60 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 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 12:40 PM791 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
SaltaMon 1:40 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 12:40 PM862 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánMon 1:40 PM941 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
LimaMon 11:40 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendozaMon 1:40 PM1268 km788 miles684 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Mon 1:40 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouth S
CórdobaMon 1:40 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 11:40 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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