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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' South
Longitude: 71° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.37 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.38 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.9"3.78 mieast0° 14' 46.0"16.93 minorth17.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 20' South
Longitude: 159° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.96 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.8"970.57 miwest0° 07' 35.3"8.70 misouth970.33 mi
24 hours12° 50' 43.5"860.99 mieast2° 40' 39.9"184.13 misouth875.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Fri 1:56 PM118 km73 miles64 nmNortheast NE
Iquique *Fri 1:56 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaFri 11:56 AM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth N
La PazFri 12:56 PM438 km272 miles237 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 12:56 PM630 km391 miles340 nmEast E
SaltaFri 1:56 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
LimaFri 11:56 AM996 km619 miles538 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 11:56 AM1074 km668 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 1:56 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Fri 1:56 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast-southeast ESE
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