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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 86° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 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"979.00 miwest0° 00' 35.7"0.68 minorth979.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"3.97 mieast0° 14' 25.9"16.55 minorth17.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' South, Longitude: 173° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.32 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 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' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"984.84 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth984.64 mi
24 hours347° 53' 53.2"821.42 miwest3° 19' 02.6"228.06 misouth847.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:56 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:56 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:56 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:56 AM2070 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:56 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:56 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:56 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:56 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 12:56 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaThu 2:56 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSoutheast SE
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