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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 55° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.21 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.28 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.29 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.2"7.41 mieast0° 05' 26.9"6.25 minorth9.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 60' North, Longitude: 171° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"998.51 miwest0° 10' 39.8"12.21 misouth998.77 mi
24 hours349° 00' 21.8"754.87 miwest4° 24' 55.6"303.42 misouth816.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:46 PM46 km29 miles25 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:46 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:46 PM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Tue 12:46 PM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
Criciúma *Tue 1:46 PM907 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Tue 1:46 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Tue 1:46 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast E
SaltaTue 12:46 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:46 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
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