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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 11, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 63° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.04 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"963.90 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 minorth963.92 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.8"6.20 mieast0° 09' 51.1"11.30 minorth12.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 65° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 00.0"948.19 miwest0° 07' 10.2"8.22 minorth948.54 mi
24 hours14° 02' 37.3"924.74 mieast3° 22' 24.2"231.98 minorth961.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarijaFri 12:20 PM154 km96 miles83 nmWest W
SucreFri 12:20 PM362 km225 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaFri 1:20 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa CruzFri 12:20 PM434 km269 miles234 nmNorth N
TucumánFri 1:20 PM601 km373 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:20 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 1:20 PM697 km433 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 12:20 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaFri 1:20 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth S
RosarioFri 1:20 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
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