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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 = Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 87° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.74 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth952.75 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.7"7.78 miEast0° 03' 04.0"3.52 miNorth8.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 154° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.27 meters/second, 1574.2 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.30 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.6"977.92 miWest0° 08' 47.3"10.07 miSouth977.69 mi
24 hours12° 50' 46.1"867.47 miEast3° 12' 41.0"220.78 miSouth889.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:50 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:50 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 1:50 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 12:50 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 1:50 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 2:50 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:50 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:50 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 12:50 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:50 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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