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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 51' South, Longitude: 55° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"955.92 miwest0° 00' 14.2"0.27 minorth955.94 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.0"7.32 mieast0° 05' 54.2"6.77 minorth9.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 177° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"1004.79 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 08' 42.6"770.19 mieast4° 36' 51.9"317.07 misouth833.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:46 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth N
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:46 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:46 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Wed 12:46 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:46 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
Criciúma *Wed 1:46 PM907 km563 miles489 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Wed 1:46 PM912 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Wed 1:46 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast E
SaltaWed 12:46 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-southwest WSW
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