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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 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 73° 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 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 mieast0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 154° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.1"988.56 miwest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 misouth988.83 mi
24 hours10° 31' 24.1"714.60 mieast3° 31' 12.8"241.95 misouth758.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaltaSat 1:50 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánSat 1:50 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 12:50 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:50 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendozaSat 1:50 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sat 1:50 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 1:50 PM1257 km781 miles678 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSat 11:50 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:50 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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