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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 6:00:00 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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 90° 25' 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' 00.1"0.00 miNorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 miEast0° 00' 15.1"0.29 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' North, Longitude: 137° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.49 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 33' 31.5"989.04 miWest0° 08' 21.6"9.58 miSouth989.32 mi
24 hours10° 31' 01.0"714.50 miEast3° 32' 20.2"243.22 miSouth758.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:00 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:00 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sat 3:00 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 2:00 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:00 PM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:00 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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