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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 75° 18' 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 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.74 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth951.75 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.9"7.88 mieast0° 00' 42.1"0.81 minorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' North, Longitude: 162° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.58 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.4"998.86 miwest0° 09' 17.3"10.64 misouth999.09 mi
24 hours10° 27' 22.8"717.16 mieast3° 51' 20.5"264.94 misouth766.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaltaSun 2:00 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmEast E
La PazSun 1:00 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 1:00 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:00 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 2:00 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSun 12:00 Noon1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth N
CórdobaSun 2:00 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 12:00 Noon1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioSun 2:00 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 2:00 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmEast E
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