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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 parts 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).

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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 of the movement is currently 436.62 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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 of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiMon 12:40 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast E
OruroMon 12:40 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
SucreMon 12:40 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 12:40 PM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzMon 12:40 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaMon 1:40 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaMon 11:40 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 12:40 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánMon 1:40 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:40 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNorthwest NW

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