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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 = Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:20:00 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 Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 77° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.02 miWest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 miNorth972.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.1"4.96 miEast0° 12' 34.4"14.42 miNorth15.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 128° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.37 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 42.1"996.15 miWest0° 09' 00.6"10.32 miSouth996.40 mi
24 hours10° 28' 25.1"716.51 miEast3° 45' 17.6"258.03 miSouth764.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM929 km578 miles502 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:20 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:20 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1584 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorth N

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