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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 Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 82° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.70 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"983.36 miwest0° 00' 38.2"0.73 minorth983.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.0"3.35 mieast0° 15' 27.8"17.73 minorth18.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 143° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.0"943.94 miwest0° 02' 54.7"3.34 misouth943.81 mi
24 hours14° 19' 56.6"938.55 mieast0° 34' 35.6"39.66 misouth937.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:40 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:40 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmEast E
SucreSun 1:40 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 12:40 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSun 12:40 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sun 2:40 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSun 12:40 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSun 2:40 PM2297 km1428 miles1241 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sun 2:40 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmEast-southeast ESE
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