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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 6:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 97° 03' 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"953.12 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth953.13 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.9"7.73 miEast0° 03' 32.8"4.07 miNorth8.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 150° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.88 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.8"961.34 miWest0° 07' 01.0"8.04 miSouth961.09 mi
24 hours13° 45' 11.5"915.35 miEast2° 21' 23.0"162.04 miSouth924.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:30 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 2:30 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:30 PM3242 km2014 miles1750 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 2:30 PM3329 km2068 miles1797 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 10:30 AM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmWest W
CórdobaSat 3:30 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmEast-northeast ENE

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