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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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 82° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.6 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"981.88 miwest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 minorth981.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.56 mieast0° 15' 07.4"17.34 minorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 157° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 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' 46.2"955.30 miwest0° 05' 32.4"6.35 misouth955.08 mi
24 hours13° 39' 49.6"903.58 mieast1° 43' 55.5"119.13 misouth907.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:40 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:40 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:40 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sat 2:40 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 12:40 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSat 2:40 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:40 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-southeast ESE
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