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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 = Monday, January 21, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 67° 08' West

The ground speed is currently 436.62 meters/second, 1571.8 kilometres/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 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' 59.7"16.28 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.8"976.38 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miNorth976.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.1"4.33 miEast0° 13' 46.7"15.80 miNorth16.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 48° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 kilometres/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 31.3"15.76 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 miNorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.5"945.40 miWest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 miNorth945.24 mi
24 hours11° 34' 14.5"753.39 miEast0° 56' 01.3"64.23 miNorth753.89 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
PotosiMon 12:40 PM146 km91 miles79 nmEast E
OruroMon 12:40 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
SucreMon 12:40 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
CochabambaMon 12:40 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 12:40 PM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzMon 12:40 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
Antofagasta *Mon 1:40 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
SaltaMon 1:40 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
TucumánMon 1:40 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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