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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 54° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 438.50 meters/second, 1578.6 kilometres/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.60 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miNorth980.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.7"3.70 miEast0° 14' 49.8"17.00 miNorth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 94° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 422.26 meters/second, 1520.1 kilometres/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.5"944.28 miWest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 miSouth944.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.3"758.58 miEast1° 46' 58.7"122.64 miSouth772.49 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Thu 12:52 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:52 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouthwest SW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:52 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Barra do GarçasThu 12:52 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Thu 1:52 PM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Thu 12:52 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:52 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa CruzThu 11:52 AM881 km547 miles476 nmWest W
Encarnación *Thu 12:52 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth S

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