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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° 34' 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"955.21 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.2"7.41 mieast0° 05' 26.8"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: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 171° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 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"998.43 miwest0° 10' 39.8"12.21 misouth998.70 mi
24 hours349° 00' 21.8"754.80 miwest4° 24' 54.7"303.38 misouth816.10 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 PM48 km30 miles26 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:46 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:46 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Tue 12:46 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouth S
Criciúma *Tue 1:46 PM888 km552 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Tue 1:46 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Tue 1:46 PM916 km569 miles495 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:46 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaTue 12:46 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
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