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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 78° 05' 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' 42.3"0.81 minorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 27' North
Longitude: 160° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 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"999.00 miwest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 misouth999.23 mi
24 hours10° 27' 23.2"717.26 mieast3° 51' 28.1"265.11 misouth767.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:10 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:10 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:10 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 2:10 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:10 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:10 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 12:10 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 2:10 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSun 2:10 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 12:10 PM2355 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
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