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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 kilometres/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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"15.89 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 is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 kilometres/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuySat 1:30 PM199 km124 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSat 1:30 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
Antofagasta *Sat 1:30 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest W
TucumánSat 1:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CochabambaSat 12:30 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
Santa CruzSat 12:30 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 12:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth N
ArequipaSat 11:30 AM891 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSat 1:30 PM949 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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