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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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 18' South
Longitude: 69° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.79 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth952.80 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.8"7.79 mieast0° 03' 02.7"3.49 minorth8.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 22' South
Longitude: 137° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.60 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"978.73 miwest0° 08' 51.1"10.14 misouth978.51 mi
24 hours12° 48' 14.9"865.26 mieast3° 14' 36.9"223.01 misouth887.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Fri 1:40 PM59 km37 miles32 nmSouthwest SW
SaltaFri 1:40 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánFri 1:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 12:40 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 12:40 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 1:40 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 1:40 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth S
Santiago *Fri 1:40 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Fri 1:40 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioFri 1:40 PM1406 km873 miles759 nmSoutheast SE
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