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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 = Friday, January 3, 2014 at 5:32:00 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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 46' South, Longitude: 81° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.75 meters/second, 1539.9 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.44 miWest0° 00' 15.1"0.29 miNorth956.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.7"7.26 miEast0° 06' 16.7"7.20 miNorth10.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' South, Longitude: 49° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.9"978.21 miWest0° 10' 18.3"11.80 miNorth978.58 mi
24 hours13° 21' 44.6"905.93 miEast4° 22' 13.7"300.37 miNorth960.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:32 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:32 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:32 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:32 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 2:32 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:32 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:32 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:32 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:32 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:32 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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