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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' South
Longitude: 67° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 41.7"953.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.16 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 mieast0° 03' 30.4"4.02 minorth8.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 35' South
Longitude: 122° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.9"962.72 miwest0° 07' 11.2"8.24 misouth962.48 mi
24 hours13° 40' 55.7"911.74 mieast2° 26' 11.9"167.57 misouth921.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuySat 1:30 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaltaSat 1:30 PM261 km162 miles141 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánSat 1:30 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:30 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:30 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 1:30 PM958 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Sat 1:30 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-southeast ESE
MendozaSat 1:30 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth S
Santiago *Sat 1:30 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioSat 1:30 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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