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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 = Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 4:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 62° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 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"951.72 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 miEast0° 00' 13.0"0.25 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 164° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.47 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 29.3"988.16 miWest0° 08' 16.4"9.48 miSouth988.43 mi
24 hours10° 31' 38.4"714.59 miEast3° 30' 32.1"241.16 miSouth757.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaltaSat 1:10 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSat 1:10 PM440 km273 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 12:10 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:10 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:10 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 1:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth S
La PazSat 12:10 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
RosarioSat 1:10 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:10 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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