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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 4:30:00 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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 67° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 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"953.09 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth953.10 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 miEast0° 03' 30.4"4.02 miNorth8.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 121° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.05 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.0"962.67 miWest0° 07' 11.3"8.24 miSouth962.42 mi
24 hours13° 40' 53.3"911.64 miEast2° 26' 14.6"167.61 miSouth921.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuySat 1:30 PM199 km124 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSat 1:30 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánSat 1:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 1:30 PM949 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Sat 1:30 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:30 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
MendozaSat 1:30 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth S
Santiago *Sat 1:30 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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