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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 4:22:00 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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 65° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.18 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth953.19 mi
24 hours0° 07' 14.7"7.68 miEast0° 03' 36.9"4.15 miNorth8.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 117° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.79 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"946.90 miWest0° 04' 10.5"4.79 miSouth947.11 mi
24 hours11° 32' 50.1"753.36 miEast2° 04' 49.0"143.07 miSouth771.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuyFri 1:22 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SaltaFri 1:22 PM177 km110 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarijaFri 12:22 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth N
TucumánFri 1:22 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
SucreFri 12:22 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
Santa CruzFri 12:22 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 1:22 PM785 km487 miles424 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 12:22 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:22 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 1:22 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S

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