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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 = Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6:22:00 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 Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 92° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 kilometres/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 59.7"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.3"977.93 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth977.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.14 miEast0° 14' 11.0"16.26 miNorth16.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 155° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 432.67 meters/second, 1557.6 kilometres/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.0 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' 32.2"16.13 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.2"967.62 miWest0° 05' 22.5"6.16 miSouth967.43 mi
24 hours11° 17' 26.4"751.63 miEast1° 49' 05.3"125.02 miSouth758.51 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 1:22 pm1855 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:22 pm1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:22 pm2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 1:22 pm2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 2:22 pm2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:22 pm2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 3:22 pm2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 1:22 pm2861 km1778 miles1545 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:22 pm2868 km1782 miles1549 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:22 pm3132 km1946 miles1691 nmEast-southeast ESE

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