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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 3:58:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 kilometres/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"957.30 miWest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 miNorth957.32 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: 157° 52' West

The ground speed is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 kilometres/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 37.9"996.88 miWest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 miSouth996.77 mi
24 hours12° 02' 38.1"827.44 miEast4° 24' 11.6"302.61 miSouth876.77 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 12:58 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Fri 12:58 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast E
Asuncion *Fri 12:58 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Fri 12:58 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 1:58 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Fri 12:58 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzFri 11:58 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaFri 12:58 PM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 11:58 AM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánFri 12:58 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW

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