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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 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 70° 50' 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"955.31 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.32 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° 36' 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"998.89 miwest0° 10' 42.1"12.26 misouth999.14 mi
24 hours10° 59' 48.0"755.34 mieast4° 25' 38.0"304.23 misouth816.83 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 PM88 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 1:46 PM590 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
TucumánTue 1:46 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 12:46 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 12:46 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaTue 1:46 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmSouth S
CórdobaTue 1:46 PM1147 km713 miles620 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:46 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Tue 1:46 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaTue 11:46 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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