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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 67° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.62 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.8"976.45 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 minorth976.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.1"4.33 mieast0° 13' 46.7"15.80 minorth16.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 47° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.5"945.46 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 minorth945.30 mi
24 hours11° 34' 14.8"753.44 mieast0° 55' 58.8"64.19 minorth753.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiMon 12:40 PM176 km109 miles95 nmEast E
OruroMon 12:40 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
SucreMon 12:40 PM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 12:40 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzMon 12:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaMon 1:40 PM595 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TucumánMon 1:40 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoMon 12:40 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 1:40 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmEast-southeast ESE
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