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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 = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:52:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' South, Longitude: 55° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.86 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.7"979.16 miWest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 miNorth979.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.7"3.92 miEast0° 14' 28.9"16.60 miNorth17.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 82° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.87 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.4"938.90 miWest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 miSouth938.96 mi
24 hours11° 43' 18.8"758.50 miEast0° 52' 38.9"60.36 miSouth763.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 12:52 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 12:52 PM356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:52 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasWed 12:52 PM477 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Wed 1:52 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:52 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Wed 12:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Wed 1:52 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzWed 11:52 AM879 km546 miles474 nmWest W
Encarnación *Wed 12:52 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth S

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