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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 17:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 84° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.45 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"7.36 mieast0° 05' 49.9"6.69 minorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' South, Longitude: 66° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 59.9"961.55 miwest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 minorth961.91 mi
24 hours14° 04' 20.6"939.68 mieast3° 43' 47.1"256.42 minorth981.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:42 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:42 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:42 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:42 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 2:42 PM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:42 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:42 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:42 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Thu 12:42 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:42 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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