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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 = Monday, December 30, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' South, Longitude: 84° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"954.01 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth954.02 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.7"7.62 miEast0° 04' 27.5"5.11 miNorth9.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 110° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.2"938.53 miWest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 miSouth938.45 mi
24 hours14° 58' 47.7"977.47 miEast0° 03' 10.8"3.65 miNorth977.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:40 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 2:40 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:40 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:40 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 2:40 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 12:40 PM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Mon 12:40 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 12:40 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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