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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 6:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 93° 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"951.74 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth951.74 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.9"7.87 miEast0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miSouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 20, 2013 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' North, Longitude: 124° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.75 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.28 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.2"976.82 miWest0° 07' 06.0"8.14 miSouth977.11 mi
24 hours10° 42' 14.0"718.72 miEast3° 05' 36.6"212.65 miSouth753.77 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 *Fri 1:10 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:10 PM2110 km1311 miles1140 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:10 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:10 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
La PazFri 2:10 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 2:10 PM2920 km1815 miles1577 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:10 PM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmEast-northeast ENE
Buenos AiresFri 3:10 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmEast-southeast ESE

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