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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 91° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 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"987.89 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth987.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.6"2.70 mieast0° 16' 26.8"18.85 minorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 109° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.8"954.38 miwest0° 06' 51.7"7.87 minorth954.70 mi
24 hours14° 27' 20.7"958.77 mieast3° 15' 59.1"224.60 minorth992.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 1:20 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:20 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Wed 1:20 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilWed 1:20 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:20 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:20 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:20 PM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 1:20 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:20 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast E
BogotaWed 1:20 PM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmNortheast NE
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