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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 = Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 5:32:00 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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 27' South, Longitude: 85° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"958.74 miWest0° 00' 18.2"0.35 miSouth958.72 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.1"6.77 miEast0° 07' 06.8"8.16 miSouth10.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 45° 03' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.1"954.10 miWest0° 06' 39.4"7.63 miNorth954.41 mi
24 hours13° 58' 21.1"925.52 miEast3° 08' 09.1"215.61 miNorth957.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:32 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:32 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:32 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:32 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:32 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:32 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:32 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:32 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Thu 12:32 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:32 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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