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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 62° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"985.12 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 minorth985.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.3"3.05 mieast0° 15' 50.8"18.17 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° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"983.15 miwest0° 09' 14.1"10.58 misouth983.49 mi
24 hours11° 12' 34.8"758.49 mieast3° 56' 54.1"271.38 misouth810.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzSun 12:20 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreSun 12:20 PM347 km215 miles187 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSun 12:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSun 1:20 PM797 km495 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sun 1:20 PM899 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TucumánSun 1:20 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 12:20 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSun 1:20 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 2:20 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast E
RosarioSun 1:20 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth S
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