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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 4:46:00 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 Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 68° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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"978.86 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miNorth978.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.6"3.98 miEast0° 14' 24.8"16.52 miNorth17.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 169° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.9"985.46 miWest0° 08' 57.9"10.27 miSouth985.26 mi
24 hours12° 03' 57.1"819.41 miEast3° 20' 39.7"229.89 miSouth846.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Thu 1:46 PM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
Arica *Thu 1:46 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
OruroThu 12:46 PM214 km133 miles116 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 12:46 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
SucreThu 12:46 PM345 km215 miles186 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 11:46 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzThu 12:46 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaThu 1:46 PM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:46 AM807 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:46 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE

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