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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 64° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.34 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.29 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 16.2"2.50 mieast0° 16' 44.0"19.18 minorth19.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 68° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.4"968.91 miwest0° 09' 16.8"10.63 minorth969.28 mi
24 hours13° 59' 05.8"940.59 mieast4° 05' 17.4"281.02 minorth988.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzThu 12:30 PM137 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
CochabambaThu 12:30 PM181 km113 miles98 nmWest W
SucreThu 12:30 PM186 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 12:30 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 12:30 PM408 km254 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaThu 12:30 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 1:30 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth S
CobijaThu 12:30 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoThu 11:30 AM912 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 1:30 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSoutheast SE
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