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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, January 1, 2013 at 3:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 53° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 kilometres/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.21 miWest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 miNorth955.22 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.3"7.41 miEast0° 05' 26.7"6.24 miNorth9.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 173° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 32.5"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"998.37 miWest0° 10' 39.4"12.20 miSouth998.63 mi
24 hours349° 00' 23.4"754.73 miWest4° 24' 47.5"303.24 miSouth815.99 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Londrina *Tue 1:36 PM199 km124 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:36 PM278 km173 miles150 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:36 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:36 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Tue 1:36 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:36 PM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:36 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
Encarnación *Tue 12:36 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:36 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:36 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast E

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