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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 6:00:00 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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 54' South, Longitude: 92° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.44 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 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"962.47 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth962.45 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.3"6.19 miEast0° 08' 49.8"10.13 miSouth11.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 110° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.89 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"953.30 miWest0° 06' 03.3"6.94 miSouth953.07 mi
24 hours14° 20' 54.4"948.85 miEast1° 52' 48.7"129.31 miSouth952.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 1:00 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:00 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:00 Noon2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sun 3:00 PM2515 km1562 miles1358 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 1:00 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:00 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:00 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 2:00 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:00 PM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 3:00 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmEast-southeast ESE

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