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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 68° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"989.67 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.80 minorth989.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.9"2.40 mieast0° 16' 48.3"19.26 minorth19.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 59' South
Longitude: 149° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.4"1004.89 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 26' 45.2"791.66 mieast4° 37' 11.6"317.46 misouth851.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazWed 12:46 PM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OruroWed 12:46 PM148 km92 miles80 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arica *Wed 1:46 PM229 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaWed 12:46 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
ArequipaWed 11:46 AM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreWed 12:46 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzWed 12:46 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth N
SaltaWed 1:46 PM868 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaWed 11:46 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
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