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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 = Saturday, January 5, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' South, Longitude: 58° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.4"958.09 miWest0° 00' 17.5"0.34 miNorth958.11 mi
24 hours0° 06' 34.8"7.01 miEast0° 07' 15.3"8.32 miNorth10.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 145° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.3"983.14 miWest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 miSouth982.92 mi
24 hours12° 46' 14.7"866.91 miEast3° 55' 15.5"269.54 miSouth901.64 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 *Sat 12:58 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth N
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 12:58 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast E
Asuncion *Sat 12:58 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Sat 12:58 PM484 km301 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Sat 1:58 PM488 km304 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Sat 12:58 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaSat 12:58 PM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSat 11:58 AM840 km522 miles454 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánSat 12:58 PM862 km535 miles465 nmSouthwest SW

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