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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 84° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.05 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"981.89 miwest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 minorth981.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.56 mieast0° 15' 07.6"17.34 minorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 160° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"955.20 miwest0° 05' 31.4"6.33 misouth954.99 mi
24 hours13° 40' 08.5"903.86 mieast1° 43' 29.2"118.63 misouth907.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:50 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:50 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:50 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:50 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 2:50 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmWest-southwest WSW
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