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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 51' South
Longitude: 79° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 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"981.87 miwest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 minorth981.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.57 mieast0° 15' 07.3"17.34 minorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 04' South
Longitude: 155° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.0"955.39 miwest0° 05' 33.3"6.37 misouth955.18 mi
24 hours13° 39' 30.7"903.31 mieast1° 44' 21.6"119.63 misouth906.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM804 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:30 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1612 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:30 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 2:30 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmEast-southeast ESE
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