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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 6:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 03' South, Longitude: 102° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 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"961.44 miWest0° 00' 21.5"0.41 miSouth961.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 56.7"6.36 miEast0° 08' 23.6"9.63 miSouth11.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 105° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.4"941.23 miWest0° 03' 01.6"3.47 miSouth941.09 mi
24 hours14° 50' 04.4"970.38 miEast0° 34' 04.7"39.07 miSouth969.49 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 *Mon 1:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:40 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 10:40 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:40 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 3:40 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 1:40 PM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 2:40 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmEast E
SucreMon 2:40 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:40 PM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:40 PM3942 km2450 miles2129 nmEast-northeast ENE

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