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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 45' South
Longitude: 70° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.84 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"988.17 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.8"2.62 mieast0° 16' 29.6"18.91 minorth19.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 36' North
Longitude: 135° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 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"1003.48 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 misouth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 13' 19.7"774.78 mieast4° 35' 57.1"316.02 misouth837.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Tue 1:56 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaTue 11:56 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazTue 12:56 PM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 12:56 PM620 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaTue 11:56 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoTue 12:56 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaltaTue 1:56 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 1:56 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaTue 1:56 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Tue 1:56 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSouth S
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