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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 15:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 39' South, Longitude: 58° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.1"957.37 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth957.38 mi
24 hours0° 06' 41.3"7.12 mieast0° 06' 48.4"7.81 minorth10.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.8"996.94 miwest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 misouth996.83 mi
24 hours12° 02' 39.9"827.52 mieast4° 24' 10.7"302.61 misouth876.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 12:58 PM190 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 12:58 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Fri 12:58 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 1:58 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Fri 12:58 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:58 AM741 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaFri 12:58 PM743 km461 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 11:58 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánFri 12:58 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
CórdobaFri 12:58 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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