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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 96° 43' 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"987.84 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth987.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.5"2.70 mieast0° 16' 27.1"18.86 minorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 29' South, Longitude: 114° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.80 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 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' 23.4"954.51 miwest0° 06' 54.1"7.91 minorth954.82 mi
24 hours14° 27' 00.1"958.50 mieast3° 16' 48.2"225.52 minorth992.03 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 1:40 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:40 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:40 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 1:40 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:40 PM2783 km1730 miles1503 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:40 PM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:40 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 1:40 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:40 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:40 PM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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