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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 = Wednesday, January 30, 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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 68° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"989.60 miWest0° 00' 41.5"0.80 miNorth989.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.9"2.40 miEast0° 16' 48.3"19.26 miNorth19.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 58' South, Longitude: 149° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.4"1004.82 miWest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 miSouth1004.88 mi
24 hours11° 26' 44.3"791.59 miEast4° 37' 11.9"317.44 miSouth851.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazWed 12:46 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth N
OruroWed 12:46 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-southeast ESE
CochabambaWed 12:46 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast E
SucreWed 12:46 PM352 km218 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaWed 11:46 AM379 km235 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzWed 12:46 PM529 km329 miles286 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 11:46 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaWed 12:46 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNorth N
RiberaltaWed 12:46 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:46 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E

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