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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 = Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 71° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.0"977.45 miWest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 miNorth977.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.9"4.18 miEast0° 14' 03.4"16.12 miNorth16.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 176° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.97 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.63 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.6"997.47 miWest0° 09' 47.0"11.21 miSouth997.35 mi
24 hours348° 35' 09.2"783.28 miWest3° 46' 18.0"259.21 miSouth821.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Wed 1:56 PM121 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
Arica *Wed 1:56 PM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaWed 11:56 AM355 km220 miles192 nmNorth N
La PazWed 12:56 PM463 km287 miles250 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 12:56 PM616 km383 miles332 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 11:56 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaWed 1:56 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaWed 12:56 PM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TucumánWed 1:56 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmSoutheast SE
LimaWed 11:56 AM1047 km651 miles566 nmNorthwest NW

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