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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 = Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 4:38:00 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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 66° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.83 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"983.59 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miNorth983.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.2"3.27 miEast0° 15' 31.1"17.79 miNorth18.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 106° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.21 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"968.85 miWest0° 07' 36.7"8.72 miSouth969.18 mi
24 hours11° 20' 47.8"756.96 miEast3° 22' 16.6"231.76 miSouth797.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSat 12:38 PM106 km66 miles57 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 12:38 PM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-southeast ESE
CochabambaSat 12:38 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth N
PotosiSat 12:38 PM131 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSat 12:38 PM295 km184 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSat 12:38 PM345 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSat 11:38 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:38 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaSat 1:38 PM697 km433 miles377 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSat 12:38 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth N

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