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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 10, 2013 at 5:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' South, Longitude: 78° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.59 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"962.81 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miNorth962.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 55.5"6.34 miEast0° 09' 27.0"10.84 miNorth12.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' South, Longitude: 94° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.95 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.58 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miNorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.0"934.64 miWest0° 04' 03.7"4.66 miNorth934.85 mi
24 hours14° 40' 51.9"954.29 miEast2° 15' 53.5"155.78 miNorth973.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:20 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:20 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:20 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1710 km1063 miles924 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:20 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresThu 2:20 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 12:20 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth N

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