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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° 20' South, Longitude: 73° 48' 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"978.95 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.98 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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 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 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"985.32 miwest0° 08' 57.0"10.25 misouth985.12 mi
24 hours12° 04' 35.6"820.04 mieast3° 20' 11.0"229.36 misouth846.59 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 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:06 PM678 km422 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:06 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreThu 1:06 PM899 km559 miles486 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:06 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:06 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmSouth S
CórdobaThu 2:06 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:06 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioThu 2:06 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 12:06 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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