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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 = Friday, January 31, 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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 79° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.80 miWest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 miNorth990.83 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.4"2.27 miEast0° 17' 03.1"19.54 miNorth19.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 16' South, Longitude: 69° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.42 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.8"985.18 miWest0° 11' 08.1"12.75 miNorth985.52 mi
24 hours13° 23' 00.4"913.69 miEast4° 38' 36.0"319.08 miNorth972.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:30 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmSoutheast SE

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