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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 46' South
Longitude: 82° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.75 meters/second, 1539.9 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.50 miwest0° 00' 15.1"0.29 minorth956.52 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.7"7.26 mieast0° 06' 16.7"7.20 minorth10.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 27' South
Longitude: 50° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.0"978.30 miwest0° 10' 18.3"11.81 minorth978.66 mi
24 hours13° 21' 42.6"905.96 mieast4° 22' 15.1"300.41 minorth960.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:32 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:32 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:32 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:32 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 2:32 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 12:32 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:32 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:32 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:32 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:32 AM2552 km1585 miles1378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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