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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 Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 75° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.81 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth951.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.87 mieast0° 00' 14.2"0.27 misouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 141° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.2"976.28 miwest0° 07' 02.0"8.06 misouth976.56 mi
24 hours10° 42' 55.4"719.12 mieast3° 04' 08.5"210.98 misouth753.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazFri 1:00 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 1:00 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:00 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 2:00 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaFri 12:00 Noon1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 2:00 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 12:00 Noon1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioFri 2:00 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:00 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
Buenos AiresFri 2:00 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSoutheast SE
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