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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 = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 4:52:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 69° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.53 meters/second, 1578.7 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.66 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miNorth980.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.2"3.69 miEast0° 14' 50.7"17.02 miNorth17.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 80° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"944.62 miWest0° 03' 29.1"4.00 miSouth944.80 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.9"758.55 miEast1° 49' 10.4"125.15 miSouth772.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Thu 1:52 PM74 km46 miles40 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Iquique *Thu 1:52 PM131 km82 miles71 nmSouth S
ArequipaThu 11:52 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazThu 12:52 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 12:52 PM493 km307 miles266 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:52 AM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 1:52 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaThu 12:52 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth N
RiberaltaThu 12:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánThu 1:52 PM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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