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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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' South
Longitude: 67° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.02 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"981.82 miwest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 minorth981.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.57 mieast0° 15' 06.6"17.32 minorth17.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 59' South
Longitude: 143° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.41 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.3"955.87 miwest0° 05' 38.0"6.46 misouth955.65 mi
24 hours13° 37' 55.7"901.94 mieast1° 46' 31.5"122.11 misouth905.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroSat 12:40 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNorth N
PotosiSat 12:40 PM171 km106 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
CochabambaSat 12:40 PM195 km121 miles106 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:40 PM204 km127 miles110 nmEast E
La PazSat 12:40 PM279 km173 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzSat 12:40 PM440 km273 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSat 11:40 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaSat 1:40 PM682 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TucumánSat 1:40 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM984 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
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