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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 = Sunday, January 27, 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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 66° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.7"985.07 miWest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 miNorth985.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.05 miEast0° 15' 50.9"18.17 miNorth18.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' North, Longitude: 118° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.2"983.25 miWest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 miSouth983.58 mi
24 hours11° 12' 30.2"758.48 miEast3° 57' 15.3"271.77 miSouth810.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSun 12:38 PM94 km58 miles51 nmWest-northwest WNW
CochabambaSun 12:38 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNorth N
SucreSun 12:38 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
PotosiSun 12:38 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazSun 12:38 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzSun 12:38 PM334 km207 miles180 nmEast E
ArequipaSun 11:38 AM595 km370 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 12:38 PM604 km376 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaSun 1:38 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth S
RiberaltaSun 12:38 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth N

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