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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 = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 3:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 58° 04' 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"955.22 miWest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 miNorth955.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.2"7.40 miEast0° 05' 27.0"6.25 miNorth9.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 168° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.42 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.50 miWest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 miSouth998.76 mi
24 hours10° 59' 39.6"754.88 miEast4° 25' 01.8"303.52 miSouth816.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:56 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:56 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
Asuncion *Tue 12:56 PM262 km163 miles142 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:56 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:56 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:56 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 12:56 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:56 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánTue 12:56 PM840 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:56 AM865 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW

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