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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 91° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.39 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 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"989.40 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.48 mieast0° 16' 45.4"19.21 minorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 95° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.5"970.17 miwest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 minorth970.54 mi
24 hours13° 56' 30.0"938.79 mieast4° 08' 33.7"284.76 minorth987.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:20 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Thu 1:20 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:20 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:20 PM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:20 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 2:20 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast E
BogotaThu 1:20 PM3140 km1951 miles1696 nmNortheast NE
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