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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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 73° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 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"978.88 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.4"3.98 mieast0° 14' 25.2"16.53 minorth17.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 174° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.54 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"985.26 miwest0° 08' 57.0"10.25 misouth985.07 mi
24 hours12° 04' 33.6"819.96 mieast3° 20' 12.6"229.38 misouth846.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 12:06 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:06 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:06 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth N
SucreThu 1:06 PM870 km541 miles470 nmEast E
LimaThu 12:06 PM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoThu 12:06 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:06 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth S
CórdobaThu 2:06 PM1634 km1016 miles882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Thu 2:06 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioThu 2:06 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSoutheast SE
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