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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 = Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 5:10:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 77° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 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"951.74 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth951.75 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.9"7.88 miEast0° 00' 42.3"0.81 miNorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' North, Longitude: 160° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.65 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 50.4"998.92 miWest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 miSouth999.15 mi
24 hours10° 27' 23.0"717.20 miEast3° 51' 27.4"265.07 miSouth767.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:10 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:10 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:10 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 2:10 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 1:10 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:10 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 12:10 PM1829 km1136 miles987 nmNortheast NE
RosarioSun 2:10 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 2:10 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSun 2:10 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmSoutheast SE

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