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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: 61° 47' 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"985.05 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 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"983.07 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 zenith

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

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
La PazSun 12:20 PM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSun 1:20 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Sun 1:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaSun 12:20 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánSun 1:20 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSun 12:20 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSun 1:20 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth S
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