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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 72° 04' 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"953.09 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.10 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 mieast0° 03' 30.8"4.03 minorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 126° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.37 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.1"962.45 miwest0° 07' 09.6"8.21 misouth962.20 mi
24 hours13° 41' 36.5"912.27 mieast2° 25' 26.5"166.69 misouth921.79 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 1:50 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaltaSat 1:50 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánSat 1:50 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSat 12:50 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 12:50 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaSat 1:50 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sat 1:50 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmSouth S
CórdobaSat 1:50 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSat 11:50 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:50 PM1481 km921 miles800 nmEast-southeast ESE
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