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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 30, 2014 at 5:20:00 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 30, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 76° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.27 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth989.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.8"2.49 miEast0° 16' 44.7"19.19 miNorth19.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 80° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.1"969.40 miWest0° 09' 21.4"10.72 miNorth969.78 mi
24 hours13° 57' 56.7"939.73 miEast4° 06' 45.6"282.68 miNorth988.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 12:20 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:20 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:20 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:20 PM916 km569 miles495 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:20 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoThu 12:20 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth N
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSoutheast SE

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