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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 = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 4:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 62° 59' 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"963.83 miWest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 miNorth963.85 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 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° 23' 59.9"948.11 miWest0° 07' 10.1"8.22 miNorth948.46 mi
24 hours14° 02' 39.4"924.70 miEast3° 22' 21.3"231.91 miNorth961.28 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 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest W
SucreFri 12:20 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaFri 1:20 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzFri 12:20 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth N
Fuerte Olimpo *Fri 1:20 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
CochabambaFri 12:20 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
TucumánFri 1:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:20 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 1:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Fri 1:20 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast E

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