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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 63° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"965.00 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 minorth965.02 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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.18 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 55.1"966.64 miwest0° 09' 39.1"11.06 minorth967.06 mi
24 hours13° 14' 19.5"886.75 mieast4° 11' 29.9"288.16 minorth939.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarijaSat 12:20 PM163 km101 miles88 nmWest W
SucreSat 12:20 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSat 12:20 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
SaltaSat 1:20 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:20 PM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánSat 1:20 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sat 1:20 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 12:20 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSat 1:20 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouth S
RosarioSat 1:20 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmSouth S
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