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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 438.53 meters/second, 1578.7 kilometres/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.4 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' 59.9"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 is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 kilometres/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
CochabambaThu 12:52 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:52 PM493 km307 miles266 nmEast E
Antofagasta *Thu 1:52 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:52 AM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzThu 12:52 PM728 km453 miles393 nmEast E
SaltaThu 1:52 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSoutheast SE

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