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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 28, 2013 at 3:40:00 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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 54° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 41.7"953.07 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth953.08 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.1"7.74 miEast0° 03' 29.4"4.01 miNorth8.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 109° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.72 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.06 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.6"963.23 miWest0° 07' 15.5"8.32 miSouth962.98 mi
24 hours13° 39' 04.9"910.08 miEast2° 28' 14.1"169.89 miSouth920.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 12:40 PM143 km89 miles77 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Sat 12:40 PM251 km156 miles135 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Sat 1:40 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Sat 12:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Sat 12:40 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Sat 1:40 PM590 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
Criciúma *Sat 1:40 PM796 km494 miles430 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Sat 1:40 PM812 km504 miles438 nmEast E
Porto Alegre *Sat 1:40 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorthwest NW

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