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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 76° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 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"989.34 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.8"2.49 mieast0° 16' 44.7"19.19 minorth19.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 24' South, Longitude: 80° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.2"969.48 miwest0° 09' 21.5"10.72 minorth969.86 mi
24 hours13° 57' 55.2"939.77 mieast4° 06' 47.6"282.74 minorth988.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 12:20 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:20 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:20 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:20 PM1246 km775 miles673 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoThu 12:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth N
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:20 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-southeast ESE
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