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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 = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:02:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 72° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.89 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.33 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.7"979.23 miWest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 miNorth979.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.1"3.90 miEast0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miNorth17.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 66° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"939.03 miWest0° 01' 11.6"1.37 miSouth939.09 mi
24 hours11° 43' 15.1"758.54 miEast0° 55' 20.7"63.45 miSouth763.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Wed 2:02 PM247 km154 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaWed 12:02 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 1:02 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:02 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
SucreWed 1:02 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast E
LimaWed 12:02 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaWed 2:02 PM953 km592 miles514 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaWed 1:02 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 1:02 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 2:02 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmSouth S

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