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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 Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 71° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.0"977.52 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth977.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.9"4.18 mieast0° 14' 03.6"16.12 minorth16.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 176° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"997.53 miwest0° 09' 47.0"11.21 misouth997.41 mi
24 hours348° 35' 07.5"783.36 miwest3° 46' 17.2"259.21 misouth821.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Wed 1:56 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
Arica *Wed 1:56 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaWed 11:56 AM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth N
La PazWed 12:56 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 12:56 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
SaltaWed 1:56 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánWed 1:56 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSoutheast SE
LimaWed 11:56 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 1:56 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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