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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 58° 20' 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"955.29 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.2"7.41 mieast0° 05' 27.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 58' North
Longitude: 168° 43' 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"998.57 miwest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 misouth998.83 mi
24 hours10° 59' 39.7"754.94 mieast4° 25' 02.7"303.55 misouth816.28 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 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 12:56 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:56 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:56 PM477 km297 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:56 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 12:56 PM747 km464 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánTue 12:56 PM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:56 AM840 km522 miles454 nmWest-northwest WNW
CórdobaTue 12:56 PM1102 km684 miles595 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioTue 12:56 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth S
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