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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 81° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 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"989.36 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.7"2.49 mieast0° 16' 45.0"19.20 minorth19.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' South, Longitude: 85° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 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' 26.3"969.71 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 minorth970.09 mi
24 hours13° 57' 26.8"939.44 mieast4° 07' 23.2"283.42 minorth988.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:40 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:40 PM1475 km917 miles797 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 12:40 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:40 PM1771 km1101 miles957 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:40 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Thu 2:40 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaThu 2:40 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaThu 12:40 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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