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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 5:10:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 78° 03' 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' 01.0"0.02 miSouth951.74 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.86 miEast0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miSouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' North, Longitude: 139° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 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' 54.6"976.29 miWest0° 07' 02.5"8.07 miSouth976.58 mi
24 hours10° 42' 50.0"719.02 miEast3° 04' 20.0"211.18 miSouth753.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:10 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
La PazFri 1:10 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 2:10 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:10 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 2:10 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 12:10 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmEast E
Buenos AiresFri 2:10 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 12:10 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N

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