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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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 80° 26' 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"951.72 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 miEast0° 00' 14.4"0.27 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 147° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 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' 30.7"988.72 miWest0° 08' 19.6"9.54 miSouth989.00 mi
24 hours10° 31' 14.4"714.53 miEast3° 31' 41.2"242.47 miSouth758.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmNorth N

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