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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 25, 2014 at 4:40:00 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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 66° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.01 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"981.75 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 miNorth981.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.57 miEast0° 15' 06.6"17.32 miNorth17.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 142° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.41 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.4"955.81 miWest0° 05' 38.2"6.46 miSouth955.60 mi
24 hours13° 37' 53.6"901.85 miEast1° 46' 34.5"122.16 miSouth905.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSat 12:40 PM102 km63 miles55 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PotosiSat 12:40 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 12:40 PM175 km109 miles94 nmEast E
CochabambaSat 12:40 PM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:40 PM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzSat 12:40 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSat 11:40 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSat 1:40 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:40 PM688 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:40 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW

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