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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 48' South
Longitude: 94° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.72 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"987.90 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth987.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.5"2.70 mieast0° 16' 27.0"18.86 minorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' South
Longitude: 112° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.76 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 23.0"954.48 miwest0° 06' 53.0"7.89 minorth954.80 mi
24 hours14° 27' 09.8"958.66 mieast3° 16' 25.2"225.09 minorth992.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 1:30 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:30 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:30 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 1:30 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:30 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:30 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:30 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:30 PM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:30 PM3274 km2034 miles1768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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