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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 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 72° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.07 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.2"4.96 mieast0° 12' 34.1"14.41 minorth15.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' North, Longitude: 133° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 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' 41.7"996.09 miwest0° 09' 00.0"10.31 misouth996.34 mi
24 hours10° 28' 28.9"716.54 mieast3° 45' 03.7"257.78 misouth764.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSat 12:00 Noon462 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:00 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 1:00 PM791 km492 miles427 nmEast E
SaltaSat 2:00 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSat 12:00 Noon1040 km646 miles561 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MendozaSat 2:00 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth S
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-southeast ESE
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