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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 areas 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 5:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 79° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.5 kilometres/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"981.80 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 miNorth981.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.57 miEast0° 15' 07.3"17.33 miNorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 154° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 kilometres/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.2"955.34 miWest0° 05' 33.4"6.37 miSouth955.12 mi
24 hours13° 39' 28.6"903.22 miEast1° 44' 24.5"119.68 miSouth906.80 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaSat 12:30 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:30 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:30 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:30 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:30 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmSoutheast SE

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