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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 4:30:00 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 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 70° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 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"962.54 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth962.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.8"6.18 miEast0° 08' 51.4"10.16 miSouth11.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 88° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.0"954.22 miWest0° 06' 13.0"7.13 miSouth953.98 mi
24 hours14° 18' 28.0"946.94 miEast1° 57' 10.3"134.30 miSouth951.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Sun 1:30 PM186 km115 miles100 nmNorth N
Antofagasta *Sun 1:30 PM194 km120 miles105 nmSouth S
SaltaSun 1:30 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 12:30 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSun 11:30 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 12:30 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSun 1:30 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:30 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSun 1:30 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 1:30 PM1227 km762 miles663 nmSouth S

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