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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 = Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 77° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.06 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.2"966.12 miWest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 miNorth966.14 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.3"5.86 miEast0° 10' 41.9"12.27 miNorth13.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 52° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.1"985.19 miWest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 miNorth985.56 mi
24 hours12° 25' 48.6"846.49 miEast4° 39' 39.7"320.31 miNorth909.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:20 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:20 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:20 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 2:20 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 1:20 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSun 2:20 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 2:20 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth N
QuitoSun 12:20 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSun 2:20 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSoutheast SE

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