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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 5:32:00 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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 79° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 kilometres/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 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"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.28 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth989.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.7"2.49 miEast0° 16' 44.8"19.20 miNorth19.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 83° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 kilometres/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 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' 24.3"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.8"969.54 miWest0° 09' 22.5"10.74 miNorth969.91 mi
24 hours13° 57' 39.7"939.53 miEast4° 07' 06.9"283.09 miNorth988.13 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
CallaoThu 12:32 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 12:32 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaThu 12:32 PM875 km544 miles473 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:32 PM907 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 1:32 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:32 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:32 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:32 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:32 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:32 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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