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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 4:20:00 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 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 65° 26' 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' 13.2"0.25 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 441.84 meters/second, 1590.6 kilometres/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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' 29.5"988.24 miWest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 miSouth988.51 mi
24 hours10° 31' 34.9"714.58 miEast3° 30' 42.0"241.35 miSouth757.86 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
JujuySat 1:20 PM98 km61 miles53 nmSouth S
SaltaSat 1:20 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
TarijaSat 12:20 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:20 PM376 km233 miles203 nmSouth S
SucreSat 12:20 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
Antofagasta *Sat 1:20 PM508 km315 miles274 nmWest W
Santa CruzSat 12:20 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CochabambaSat 12:20 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 12:20 PM818 km508 miles441 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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