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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 = Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 3:56:00 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 Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 56° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.71 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"978.81 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miNorth978.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 40.0"3.99 miEast0° 14' 24.1"16.51 miNorth16.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 157° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.84 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"985.93 miWest0° 09' 00.1"10.31 miSouth985.74 mi
24 hours12° 02' 26.6"818.04 miEast3° 21' 46.6"231.17 miSouth845.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Thu 12:56 PM192 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:56 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:56 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 12:56 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:56 PM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 11:56 AM971 km604 miles524 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:56 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 11:56 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:56 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaThu 12:56 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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