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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 = Sunday, December 29, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 69° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.51 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth953.52 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.7"7.68 miEast0° 03' 58.6"4.56 miNorth8.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 110° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.90 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"947.95 miWest0° 04' 45.3"5.45 miSouth947.75 mi
24 hours14° 28' 14.7"951.85 miEast1° 19' 43.0"91.38 miSouth952.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Sun 1:40 PM110 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
SaltaSun 1:40 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánSun 1:40 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 12:40 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 12:40 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
CórdobaSun 1:40 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSun 1:40 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmSouth S
Santiago *Sun 1:40 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Sun 1:40 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSun 1:40 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmSoutheast SE

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