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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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 82° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.43 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.77 mieast0° 14' 46.7"16.94 minorth17.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 170° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.2"970.10 miwest0° 07' 32.2"8.64 misouth969.86 mi
24 hours12° 52' 12.2"862.28 mieast2° 39' 12.8"182.47 misouth876.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast E
SucreFri 1:40 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:40 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmEast-southeast ESE
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