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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 79° 27' 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"989.35 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.7"2.49 mieast0° 16' 44.8"19.20 minorth19.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 83° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 25.7"969.60 miwest0° 09' 22.4"10.74 minorth969.97 mi
24 hours13° 57' 41.0"939.61 mieast4° 07' 05.3"283.08 minorth988.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:30 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:30 PM1210 km752 miles654 nmEast E
SucreThu 1:30 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:30 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaThu 2:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:30 PM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmEast-southeast ESE
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