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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 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).

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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 of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 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"955.24 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 of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 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 zenith

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

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
La PazTue 12:46 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaTue 1:46 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:46 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:46 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Tue 1:46 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaTue 11:46 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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