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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 Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 65° 26' 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"951.72 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 mieast0° 00' 13.2"0.25 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.84 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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' 29.5"988.24 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 misouth988.51 mi
24 hours10° 31' 34.9"714.58 mieast3° 30' 42.0"241.35 misouth757.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuySat 1:20 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth S
SaltaSat 1:20 PM149 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
TarijaSat 12:20 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:20 PM376 km233 miles203 nmSouth S
SucreSat 12:20 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
Santa CruzSat 12:20 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 12:20 PM818 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSat 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:20 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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