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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 Monday, December 23, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' South, Longitude: 77° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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"951.90 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 01' 10.7"1.35 minorth8.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 23, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 35' North, Longitude: 170° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 48.3"1005.47 miwest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 misouth1005.62 mi
24 hours349° 26' 49.5"728.58 miwest4° 03' 57.5"279.39 misouth781.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:10 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
La PazMon 1:10 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 2:10 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaMon 2:10 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 1:10 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:10 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 12:10 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
RosarioMon 2:10 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 2:10 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast E
Buenos AiresMon 2:10 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmSoutheast SE
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