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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 areas 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 5:22:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 79° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 kilometres/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"955.74 miWest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miNorth955.76 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.37 miEast0° 05' 49.4"6.68 miNorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 61° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 kilometres/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.5"961.24 miWest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 miNorth961.60 mi
24 hours14° 04' 57.4"940.09 miEast3° 43' 03.2"255.56 miNorth981.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Antofagasta *Thu 2:22 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
LimaThu 12:22 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:22 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:22 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:22 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 2:22 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 12:22 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Thu 2:22 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:22 PM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresThu 2:22 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSoutheast SE

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