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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 79° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.87 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 minorth990.90 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.4"2.27 mieast0° 17' 03.1"19.55 minorth19.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 16' South, Longitude: 69° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.0"985.26 miwest0° 11' 08.2"12.76 minorth985.60 mi
24 hours13° 22' 58.7"913.73 mieast4° 38' 36.8"319.12 minorth972.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1205 km749 miles650 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:30 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:30 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmEast-southeast ESE
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