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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 4:40:00 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).

= 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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 69° 34' 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' 30.6"4.03 miNorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 124° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 430.42 meters/second, 1549.5 kilometres/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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' 50.1"962.56 miWest0° 07' 10.4"8.22 miSouth962.31 mi
24 hours13° 41' 14.9"911.96 miEast2° 25' 50.7"167.15 miSouth921.56 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
Antofagasta *Sat 1:40 PM96 km60 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
SaltaSat 1:40 PM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánSat 1:40 PM591 km368 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 12:40 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNortheast NE
CochabambaSat 12:40 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:40 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaSat 11:40 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzSat 12:40 PM899 km559 miles485 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 1:40 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:40 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth S

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