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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 4:02:00 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 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 57° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 438.51 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"980.61 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miNorth980.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.6"3.70 miEast0° 14' 50.0"17.00 miNorth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 92° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 kilometres/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 03.3"0.06 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"944.33 miWest0° 03' 24.4"3.91 miSouth944.51 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.6"758.57 miEast1° 47' 20.7"123.06 miSouth772.56 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
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 1:02 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 1:02 PM426 km264 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:02 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzThu 12:02 PM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasThu 1:02 PM653 km406 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 1:02 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
Ciudad del Este *Thu 1:02 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreThu 12:02 PM822 km511 miles444 nmWest W
Encarnación *Thu 1:02 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSouth S
CochabambaThu 12:02 PM939 km583 miles507 nmWest W

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