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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 63° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 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"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 mieast0° 00' 13.0"0.25 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 06' North
Longitude: 164° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.81 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 29.3"988.23 miwest0° 08' 16.4"9.48 misouth988.51 mi
24 hours10° 31' 38.1"714.64 mieast3° 30' 33.3"241.19 misouth757.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaltaSat 1:10 PM268 km166 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
TucumánSat 1:10 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 12:10 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:10 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 1:10 PM889 km553 miles480 nmSouth S
La PazSat 12:10 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
RosarioSat 1:10 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:10 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Buenos AiresSat 1:10 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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