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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.

December Solstice 2013

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 78° 12' 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 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 mieast0° 00' 14.2"0.27 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 149° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.03 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 30.6"988.72 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.53 misouth989.00 mi
24 hours10° 31' 17.3"714.59 mieast3° 31' 32.6"242.32 misouth758.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:10 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:10 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 2:10 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 1:10 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM1644 km1021 miles888 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:10 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSat 2:10 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:10 PM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmNorth N
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