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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 = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 4:32:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 16:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 53' South, Longitude: 66° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.43 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.72 miWest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miNorth955.74 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.9"7.37 miEast0° 05' 48.5"6.66 miNorth9.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 49° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.01 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.2"960.66 miWest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 miNorth961.02 mi
24 hours14° 06' 24.2"941.19 miEast3° 41' 18.3"253.56 miNorth982.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JujuyThu 1:32 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaThu 1:32 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 12:32 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánThu 1:32 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazThu 12:32 PM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:32 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Thu 1:32 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaThu 1:32 PM986 km613 miles532 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaThu 1:32 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouth S
Santiago *Thu 1:32 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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