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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' South
Longitude: 74° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.49 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.49 mi
24 hours0° 07' 23.1"7.82 mieast0° 02' 35.0"2.96 minorth8.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 38' South
Longitude: 153° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"992.74 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.28 misouth992.59 mi
24 hours11° 59' 10.6"819.80 mieast3° 46' 01.6"258.94 misouth855.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaltaThu 1:56 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánThu 1:56 PM975 km606 miles526 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 12:56 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 12:56 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 1:56 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaThu 1:56 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaThu 11:56 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaThu 1:56 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 11:56 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Thu 1:56 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast E
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