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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 Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 16:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 59° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"971.95 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 minorth971.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.7"4.97 mieast0° 12' 33.3"14.40 minorth15.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' North, Longitude: 145° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 33' 41.0"995.67 miwest0° 08' 58.1"10.27 misouth995.92 mi
24 hours10° 28' 39.1"716.45 mieast3° 44' 25.9"257.04 misouth764.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Sat 1:10 PM219 km136 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 12:10 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 12:10 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:10 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:10 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSat 1:10 PM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
TucumánSat 1:10 PM890 km553 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 12:10 PM975 km606 miles526 nmWest-northwest WNW
CórdobaSat 1:10 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 2:10 PM1370 km852 miles740 nmEast-northeast ENE
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