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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

UTC time = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 3:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 53' South, Longitude: 57° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.48 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.57 miWest0° 00' 22.6"0.43 miSouth962.55 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.4"6.18 miEast0° 08' 52.3"10.17 miSouth11.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 76° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.92 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.1"954.73 miWest0° 06' 18.3"7.23 miSouth954.50 mi
24 hours14° 17' 05.2"945.85 miEast1° 59' 34.0"137.05 miSouth950.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 12:40 PM96 km59 miles52 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sun 12:40 PM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sun 12:40 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Sun 12:40 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Sun 1:40 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Sun 12:40 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 11:40 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSun 11:40 AM849 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSun 12:40 PM851 km529 miles459 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSun 12:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW

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