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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 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 79° 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"989.35 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 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 83° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 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' 25.8"969.62 miwest0° 09' 22.5"10.74 minorth969.99 mi
24 hours13° 57' 38.2"939.58 mieast4° 07' 08.9"283.15 minorth988.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:32 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:32 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:32 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:32 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:32 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:32 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:32 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:32 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaThu 2:32 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:32 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast-southeast ESE
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