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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 = Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 61° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 kilometres/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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"16.42 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.7"985.05 miWest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 miNorth985.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.3"3.05 miEast0° 15' 50.8"18.16 miNorth18.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' North, Longitude: 122° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 kilometres/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 31.7"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.9"983.07 miWest0° 09' 14.1"10.58 miSouth983.41 mi
24 hours11° 12' 35.0"758.44 miEast3° 56' 52.7"271.34 miSouth810.16 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
Santa CruzSun 12:20 PM158 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 12:20 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 12:20 PM375 km233 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaSun 12:20 PM473 km294 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fuerte Olimpo *Sun 1:20 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 12:20 PM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sun 1:20 PM788 km490 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSun 1:20 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sun 1:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaSun 12:20 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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