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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 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 74° 53' 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"972.01 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.2"4.96 mieast0° 12' 34.2"14.41 minorth15.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 131° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.34 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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' 42.0"996.08 miwest0° 09' 00.4"10.32 misouth996.33 mi
24 hours10° 28' 27.1"716.50 mieast3° 45' 10.3"257.89 misouth764.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSat 12:10 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:10 PM836 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:10 PM846 km525 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 12:10 PM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 1:10 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:10 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 2:10 PM1975 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
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