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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 = Tuesday, December 3, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 11' South, Longitude: 87° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.4 kilometres/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 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"16.02 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"960.52 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miSouth960.50 mi
24 hours0° 06' 05.0"6.50 miEast0° 07' 59.0"9.16 miSouth11.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 76° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 kilometres/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 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' 22.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 39.3"937.23 miWest0° 00' 13.5"0.26 miNorth937.24 mi
24 hours14° 54' 21.1"971.65 miEast0° 45' 11.5"51.81 miNorth975.26 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
LimaTue 12:40 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Tue 2:40 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 1:40 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Tue 12:40 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 1:40 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 12:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:40 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 12:40 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaTue 2:40 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 12:40 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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