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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 441.81 meters/second, 1590.5 kilometres/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 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"16.47 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 is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 kilometres/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 12:06 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 1:06 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth S
Santa CruzTue 12:06 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 1:06 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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
CochabambaTue 12:06 PM845 km525 miles456 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Tue 1:06 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazTue 12:06 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest W

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