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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 areas 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 is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 kilometres/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 kilometres/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 1:10 PM585 km364 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzSat 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 1:10 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast E
CochabambaSat 12:10 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Antofagasta *Sat 1:10 PM762 km474 miles412 nmWest W
Encarnación *Sat 1:10 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE

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