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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 4:56:00 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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 70° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.84 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"988.10 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth988.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.0"2.62 miEast0° 16' 29.6"18.91 miNorth19.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' North, Longitude: 136° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 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 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.41 miWest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 miSouth1003.59 mi
24 hours11° 13' 19.4"774.72 miEast4° 35' 56.7"316.00 miSouth837.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Tue 1:56 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaTue 11:56 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazTue 12:56 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:56 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreTue 12:56 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaTue 12:56 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaTue 12:56 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 12:56 PM915 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 11:56 AM928 km577 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaTue 1:56 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSoutheast SE

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