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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 = Monday, December 2, 2013 at 5:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 03' South, Longitude: 87° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"961.48 miWest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 miSouth961.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.4"6.35 miEast0° 08' 24.7"9.65 miSouth11.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 91° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.70 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.4"941.58 miWest0° 03' 09.7"3.63 miSouth941.44 mi
24 hours14° 49' 21.3"969.90 miEast0° 37' 28.0"42.95 miSouth969.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:40 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:40 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth N
SucreMon 1:40 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 2:40 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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