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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 15' South
Longitude: 91° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 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"990.92 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 minorth990.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.0"2.26 mieast0° 17' 03.8"19.56 minorth19.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 07' South
Longitude: 81° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.69 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.9"985.75 miwest0° 11' 10.8"12.81 minorth986.08 mi
24 hours13° 21' 47.7"912.78 mieast4° 39' 18.4"319.91 minorth971.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 1:20 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Fri 1:20 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:20 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:20 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:20 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:20 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:20 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
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