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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° 35' 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"951.81 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth951.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.9"7.88 mieast0° 00' 42.2"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° 39' 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"998.94 miwest0° 09' 17.5"10.64 misouth999.17 mi
24 hours10° 27' 22.8"717.21 mieast3° 51' 21.3"264.98 misouth767.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSun 1:00 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 1:00 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 2:00 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 2:00 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSun 12:00 Noon1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
CórdobaSun 2:00 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 12:00 Noon1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioSun 2:00 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 2:00 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSun 2:00 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmSoutheast SE
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