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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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 70° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 kilometres/hour, 955.7 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"955.24 miWest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 miNorth955.25 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.0"7.40 miEast0° 05' 28.0"6.27 miNorth9.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' North, Longitude: 156° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 kilometres/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.81 miWest0° 10' 42.0"12.26 miSouth999.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 47.8"755.28 miEast4° 25' 37.3"304.19 miSouth816.76 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
Antofagasta *Tue 1:46 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 1:46 PM562 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánTue 1:46 PM690 km429 miles372 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 12:46 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaTue 11:46 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth N
La PazTue 12:46 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CochabambaTue 12:46 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE
Santa CruzTue 12:46 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
MendozaTue 1:46 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:46 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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