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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 = Friday, January 24, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 70° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.37 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.31 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miNorth980.34 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.9"3.78 miEast0° 14' 46.0"16.93 miNorth17.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 159° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.97 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.18 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.8"970.51 miWest0° 07' 35.4"8.70 miSouth970.28 mi
24 hours12° 50' 41.4"860.90 miEast2° 40' 42.1"184.16 miSouth875.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Fri 1:56 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNortheast NE
Iquique *Fri 1:56 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaFri 11:56 AM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 12:56 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 12:56 PM601 km373 miles324 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:56 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaFri 1:56 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaFri 12:56 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 11:56 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 11:56 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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