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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 4:40:00 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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= 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 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' 30.6"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 of the movement is currently 430.42 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 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' 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 zenith

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

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
La PazSat 12:40 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 1:40 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 1:40 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth S
Santiago *Sat 1:40 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Sat 1:40 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 1:40 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmSoutheast SE

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