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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 = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 5:10:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 75° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"964.97 miWest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 miNorth965.00 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.0"6.03 miEast0° 10' 17.0"11.79 miNorth13.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 63° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.46 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.3"967.22 miWest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 miNorth967.64 mi
24 hours13° 12' 39.8"885.35 miEast4° 12' 46.8"289.60 miNorth938.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 1:10 PM944 km586 miles510 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:10 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 12:10 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:10 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 2:10 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 2:10 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSoutheast SE

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