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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 52' South
Longitude: 82° 15' 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"955.82 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.37 mieast0° 05' 49.7"6.68 minorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 10' South
Longitude: 64° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.2"961.44 miwest0° 08' 14.8"9.45 minorth961.79 mi
24 hours14° 04' 37.9"939.91 mieast3° 43' 26.4"256.02 minorth981.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:32 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:32 PM1629 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:32 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:32 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 2:32 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:32 PM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:32 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 2:32 PM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:32 PM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:32 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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