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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, December 16, 2019 at 13:32:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 13:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' South, Longitude: 24° 08' West

The ground speed is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.8 kilometres/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.60 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth952.59 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.5"7.73 miEast0° 02' 23.7"2.75 miSouth8.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' North, Longitude: 144° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 424.34 meters/second, 1527.6 kilometres/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.82 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.5"948.94 miWest0° 08' 56.3"10.24 miSouth949.40 mi
24 hours13° 05' 17.4"859.91 miEast4° 02' 54.7"278.38 miSouth912.63 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:32 am1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:32 am1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest W
RecifeMon 10:32 am2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownMon 1:32 pm2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast-northeast ENE
São PauloMon 10:32 am2298 km1428 miles1241 nmWest W
BrasiliaMon 10:32 am2624 km1631 miles1417 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 10:32 am2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNorthwest NW
MontevideoMon 10:32 am3357 km2086 miles1812 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Mon 10:32 am3400 km2113 miles1836 nmWest W
Buenos AiresMon 10:32 am3545 km2203 miles1914 nmWest-southwest WSW
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