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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 = Friday, December 20, 2013 at 5:00:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 75° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.75 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth951.75 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.86 miEast0° 00' 14.2"0.27 miSouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 141° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.27 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.2"976.20 miWest0° 07' 02.0"8.06 miSouth976.49 mi
24 hours10° 42' 56.1"719.07 miEast3° 04' 07.0"210.94 miSouth753.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazFri 1:00 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 1:00 PM1173 km729 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:00 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 2:00 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaFri 12:00 Noon1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 2:00 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 12:00 Noon1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioFri 2:00 PM1800 km1119 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:00 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
Buenos AiresFri 2:00 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSoutheast SE

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