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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 5:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 84° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 954.0 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' 59.6"4.58 miNorth8.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 125° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.67 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 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' 24.5"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.8"947.43 miWest0° 04' 38.3"5.32 miSouth947.23 mi
24 hours14° 29' 54.3"953.24 miEast1° 16' 37.5"87.84 miSouth953.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:40 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM1763 km1096 miles952 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 1:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:40 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 2:40 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM2371 km1474 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Sun 12:40 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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