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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 areas 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 4:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 75° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.6 kilometres/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"962.52 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth962.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.8"6.19 miEast0° 08' 51.1"10.15 miSouth11.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 93° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 426.61 meters/second, 1535.8 kilometres/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.4"954.01 miWest0° 06' 10.9"7.09 miSouth953.78 mi
24 hours14° 19' 01.0"947.37 miEast1° 56' 12.4"133.20 miSouth951.67 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Sun 1:50 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaSun 11:50 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 12:50 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:50 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 12:50 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 11:50 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sun 1:50 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 1:50 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSun 1:50 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 11:50 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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