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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 58' South
Longitude: 77° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.17 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 minorth955.19 mi
24 hours0° 07' 01.3"7.46 mieast0° 05' 22.0"6.16 minorth9.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 55' South
Longitude: 74° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.16 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.8"946.41 miwest0° 05' 19.3"6.10 minorth946.67 mi
24 hours14° 42' 16.0"967.89 mieast2° 42' 27.1"186.19 minorth992.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:14 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorth N
La PazWed 1:14 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 2:14 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreWed 1:14 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendozaWed 2:14 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaWed 2:14 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 12:14 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Wed 2:14 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast-southeast ESE
Buenos AiresWed 2:14 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:14 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth N
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