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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' South
Longitude: 69° 51' 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"953.16 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.17 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 mieast0° 03' 30.6"4.03 minorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 36' South
Longitude: 124° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.42 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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' 50.0"962.61 miwest0° 07' 10.3"8.22 misouth962.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 17.2"912.05 mieast2° 25' 48.0"167.11 misouth921.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Sat 1:40 PM73 km45 miles39 nmSouthwest SW
SaltaSat 1:40 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánSat 1:40 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 12:40 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 12:40 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 1:40 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:40 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmSouth S
Santiago *Sat 1:40 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Sat 1:40 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 1:40 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSoutheast SE
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