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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 = Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4:10:00 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 Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 59° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.8 kilometres/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 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"16.20 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"971.95 miWest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 miNorth971.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.7"4.97 miEast0° 12' 33.3"14.40 miNorth15.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' North, Longitude: 145° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.6 kilometres/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 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' 33.6"16.60 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 33' 41.0"995.67 miWest0° 08' 58.1"10.27 miSouth995.92 mi
24 hours10° 28' 39.1"716.45 miEast3° 44' 25.9"257.04 miSouth764.03 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
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 1:10 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 12:10 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:10 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 1:10 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Sat 1:10 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:10 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
CochabambaSat 12:10 PM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSat 1:10 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Ciudad del Este *Sat 1:10 PM778 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Sat 1:10 PM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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