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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 = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 3:32:00 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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 46' South, Longitude: 51° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.80 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.54 miWest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 miNorth956.56 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.4"7.22 miEast0° 06' 20.9"7.28 miNorth10.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' South, Longitude: 163° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.8"1004.43 miWest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 miSouth1004.46 mi
24 hours11° 29' 10.0"794.03 miEast4° 37' 22.1"317.64 miSouth853.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Londrina *Thu 1:32 PM92 km57 miles50 nmSoutheast SE
Curitiba *Thu 1:32 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:32 PM416 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:32 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
Pirassununga *Thu 1:32 PM461 km287 miles249 nmEast E
Campinas *Thu 1:32 PM490 km304 miles264 nmEast E
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E
Santos *Thu 1:32 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
Encarnación *Thu 12:32 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW

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