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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: 75° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.4 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"972.08 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.2"4.96 mieast0° 12' 34.2"14.42 minorth15.25 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: 130° 46' 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"996.16 miwest0° 09' 00.4"10.32 misouth996.41 mi
24 hours10° 28' 26.9"716.55 mieast3° 45' 11.1"257.92 misouth764.38 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 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:10 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:10 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 1:10 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:10 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 2:10 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:10 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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