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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 = Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 4:10:00 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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 62° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 kilometres/hour, 952.2 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 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.74 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth951.74 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 miEast0° 00' 41.1"0.79 miNorth7.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 175° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 446.44 meters/second, 1607.2 kilometres/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 33.8"16.64 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.1"998.56 miWest0° 09' 15.7"10.61 miSouth998.79 mi
24 hours349° 32' 37.9"716.93 miWest3° 50' 46.4"264.29 miSouth766.59 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
SaltaSun 1:10 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSun 1:10 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSun 12:10 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 1:10 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 1:10 PM574 km356 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzSun 12:10 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sun 1:10 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
CochabambaSun 12:10 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Antofagasta *Sun 1:10 PM775 km482 miles419 nmWest W
Encarnación *Sun 1:10 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE

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