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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 Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 68° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"978.93 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.5"3.98 mieast0° 14' 24.8"16.53 minorth17.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 169° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"985.51 miwest0° 08' 57.9"10.27 misouth985.32 mi
24 hours12° 03' 59.2"819.50 mieast3° 20' 38.1"229.88 misouth846.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Thu 1:46 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouthwest SW
Arica *Thu 1:46 PM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
OruroThu 12:46 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 12:46 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 12:46 PM375 km233 miles202 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 11:46 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzThu 12:46 PM619 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaltaThu 1:46 PM697 km433 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:46 PM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánThu 1:46 PM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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