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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 5:30:00 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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 81° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 829.0 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"953.53 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth953.54 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.5"7.68 miEast0° 03' 59.5"4.58 miNorth8.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 122° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.71 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 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' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.6"947.51 miWest0° 04' 39.4"5.34 miSouth947.32 mi
24 hours14° 29' 37.7"953.01 miEast1° 17' 08.5"88.43 miSouth953.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:30 PM1336 km830 miles722 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:30 PM1584 km985 miles856 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:30 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:30 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSun 2:30 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 12:30 PM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 12:30 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 2:30 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmEast E
QuitoSun 12:30 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:30 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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