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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 = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:46:00 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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 68° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.83 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.09 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.0"2.62 miEast0° 16' 29.6"18.90 miNorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 38' North, Longitude: 138° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.37 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miSouth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.7"774.62 miEast4° 35' 53.4"315.94 miSouth837.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroTue 12:46 PM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazTue 12:46 PM138 km86 miles75 nmNorth N
CochabambaTue 12:46 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
Arica *Tue 1:46 PM238 km148 miles129 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 12:46 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaTue 11:46 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzTue 12:46 PM532 km331 miles287 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:46 AM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaTue 12:46 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
RiberaltaTue 12:46 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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