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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 45' South
Longitude: 68° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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"988.16 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.0"2.62 mieast0° 16' 29.6"18.91 minorth19.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 37' North
Longitude: 138° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.45 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 misouth1003.63 mi
24 hours11° 13' 16.2"774.68 mieast4° 35' 53.8"315.96 misouth837.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazTue 12:46 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OruroTue 12:46 PM143 km89 miles77 nmEast E
Arica *Tue 1:46 PM212 km132 miles115 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArequipaTue 11:46 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreTue 12:46 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzTue 12:46 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast E
SaltaTue 1:46 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 12:46 PM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth N
LimaTue 11:46 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Tue 1:46 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
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