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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 5:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 87° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 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"953.11 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth953.12 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.74 miEast0° 03' 31.9"4.05 miNorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 141° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.5"961.78 miWest0° 07' 04.5"8.11 miSouth961.54 mi
24 hours13° 43' 45.8"914.12 miEast2° 23' 01.1"163.91 miSouth923.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:50 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:50 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:50 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 1:50 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 2:50 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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