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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 = Saturday, January 12, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 62° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 kilometres/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 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"16.09 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"964.93 miWest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 miNorth964.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.5"6.03 miEast0° 10' 16.2"11.78 miNorth13.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 51° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 kilometres/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 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' 25.9"16.11 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.9"966.56 miWest0° 09' 39.0"11.06 miNorth966.97 mi
24 hours13° 14' 21.8"886.72 miEast4° 11' 28.2"288.10 miNorth939.52 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
TarijaSat 12:20 PM192 km119 miles104 nmWest W
SucreSat 12:20 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSat 12:20 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
SaltaSat 1:20 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 1:20 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast E
CochabambaSat 12:20 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:20 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:20 PM632 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 1:20 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E

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