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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 4:50:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 72° 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 miNorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 miEast0° 00' 13.7"0.26 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 154° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.1"988.48 miWest0° 08' 18.2"9.51 miSouth988.76 mi
24 hours10° 31' 24.6"714.55 miEast3° 31' 11.8"241.91 miSouth757.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Sat 1:50 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast E
SaltaSat 1:50 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaSat 11:50 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth N
TucumánSat 1:50 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 12:50 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:50 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
CochabambaSat 12:50 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
MendozaSat 1:50 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sat 1:50 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth S
CórdobaSat 1:50 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmSoutheast SE

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