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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 5:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 80° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 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"964.99 miWest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 miNorth965.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.0"6.03 miEast0° 10' 17.4"11.80 miNorth13.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 68° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.58 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.13 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.9"967.49 miWest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 miNorth967.90 mi
24 hours13° 11' 59.1"884.81 miEast4° 13' 17.9"290.19 miNorth938.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:30 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM1631 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:30 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:30 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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