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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 82° 22' 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"955.18 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 minorth955.19 mi
24 hours0° 07' 01.2"7.46 mieast0° 05' 22.4"6.16 minorth9.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 78° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.23 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 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' 41.5"946.57 miwest0° 05' 21.7"6.15 minorth946.82 mi
24 hours14° 41' 53.0"967.62 mieast2° 43' 19.5"187.19 minorth992.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:32 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 2:32 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
La PazWed 1:32 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 1:32 PM1829 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
CórdobaWed 2:32 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 12:32 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 12:32 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 2:32 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmEast E
QuitoWed 12:32 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:32 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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