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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 1, 2014 at 5:14:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 77° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.11 miWest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miNorth955.12 mi
24 hours0° 07' 01.3"7.46 miEast0° 05' 21.9"6.16 miNorth9.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 74° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.16 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.78 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.7"946.34 miWest0° 05' 19.2"6.10 miNorth946.59 mi
24 hours14° 42' 17.4"967.84 miEast2° 42' 23.9"186.12 miNorth992.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:14 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmNorth N
La PazWed 1:14 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 2:14 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreWed 1:14 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendozaWed 2:14 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaWed 2:14 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 12:14 PM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
RosarioWed 2:14 PM1996 km1240 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Wed 2:14 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmEast-southeast ESE
Buenos AiresWed 2:14 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmSoutheast SE

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