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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 16:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 66° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 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"985.14 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 minorth985.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.05 mieast0° 15' 50.9"18.17 minorth18.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' North, Longitude: 117° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.63 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 50.2"983.33 miwest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 misouth983.66 mi
24 hours11° 12' 30.0"758.53 mieast3° 57' 16.6"271.82 misouth810.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSun 12:38 PM70 km44 miles38 nmWest-northwest WNW
CochabambaSun 12:38 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSun 12:38 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
PotosiSun 12:38 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSun 12:38 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSun 12:38 PM363 km226 miles196 nmEast E
ArequipaSun 11:38 AM567 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 12:38 PM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaSun 1:38 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSun 12:38 PM807 km501 miles436 nmNorth N
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