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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
Antofagasta *Thu 1:32 PM361 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 12:32 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánThu 1:32 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CochabambaThu 12:32 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth N
Santa CruzThu 12:32 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 12:32 PM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
ArequipaThu 11:32 AM862 km536 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 1:32 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E

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