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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:06:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 58° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.81 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.05 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth988.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.3"2.62 miEast0° 16' 29.0"18.89 miNorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 148° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"1003.24 miWest0° 11' 17.4"12.93 miSouth1003.43 mi
24 hours11° 13' 01.6"774.24 miEast4° 35' 40.5"315.69 miSouth837.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 12:06 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzTue 12:06 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasTue 1:06 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 12:06 PM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Tue 1:06 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth S
La PazTue 12:06 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 2:06 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 12:06 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 2:06 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaTue 1:06 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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