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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 79° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.69 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"987.77 miWest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 miNorth987.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.1"2.71 miEast0° 16' 26.1"18.84 miNorth19.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 97° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.49 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 21.0"953.81 miWest0° 06' 45.4"7.75 miNorth954.12 mi
24 hours14° 28' 15.6"959.23 miEast3° 13' 45.4"222.03 miNorth991.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:30 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:30 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:30 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:30 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmNorth N
Santiago *Wed 2:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
CórdobaWed 2:30 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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