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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° 43' 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' 13.2"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: 161° 50' 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"988.31 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 misouth988.59 mi
24 hours10° 31' 34.6"714.63 mieast3° 30' 43.2"241.38 misouth757.92 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 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaSat 1:20 PM153 km95 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarijaSat 12:20 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:20 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
SucreSat 12:20 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
Santa CruzSat 12:20 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:20 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM844 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaSat 1:20 PM897 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
MendozaSat 1:20 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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