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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 = Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 18:38:00.

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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 02' South, Longitude: 101° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1537.0 kilometres/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 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"15.92 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"954.60 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth954.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.6"7.42 miEast0° 04' 29.7"5.16 miSouth9.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 47° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 kilometres/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 31.5"15.84 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.1"950.38 miWest0° 05' 22.7"6.16 miNorth950.66 mi
24 hours11° 08' 49.9"729.32 miEast2° 30' 48.9"172.86 miNorth754.61 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 1:38 pm939 km583 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:38 pm2749 km1708 miles1485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 1:38 pm2828 km1758 miles1527 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownTue 10:38 am2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest W
Santiago *Tue 3:38 pm3194 km1985 miles1725 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 1:38 pm3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 2:38 pm3528 km2192 miles1905 nmEast E
SucreTue 2:38 pm3748 km2329 miles2024 nmEast E
CórdobaTue 3:38 pm3759 km2336 miles2030 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 1:38 pm3828 km2379 miles2067 nmEast-northeast ENE

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