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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 77° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 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"972.09 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.1"4.96 mieast0° 12' 34.4"14.42 minorth15.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 128° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.37 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.3 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 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.1"996.23 miwest0° 09' 00.8"10.32 misouth996.48 mi
24 hours10° 28' 25.0"716.57 mieast3° 45' 18.4"258.06 misouth764.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:20 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:20 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSoutheast SE
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