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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 79° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.81 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.37 mieast0° 05' 49.4"6.68 minorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 61° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.6"961.32 miwest0° 08' 13.9"9.43 minorth961.68 mi
24 hours14° 04' 55.4"940.13 mieast3° 43' 05.6"255.63 minorth981.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:22 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:22 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:22 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:22 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 2:22 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 12:22 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Thu 2:22 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:22 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresThu 2:22 PM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 12:22 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth N
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