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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 79° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.69 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"987.84 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth987.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.0"2.71 mieast0° 16' 26.1"18.84 minorth19.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 97° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 21.0"953.89 miwest0° 06' 45.6"7.75 minorth954.20 mi
24 hours14° 28' 14.3"959.29 mieast3° 13' 48.4"222.10 minorth991.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 1:30 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:30 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:30 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorth N
Santiago *Wed 2:30 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
CórdobaWed 2:30 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 2:30 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-southeast ESE
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