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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 96° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.07 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 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"990.94 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 minorth990.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.9"2.26 mieast0° 17' 04.1"19.56 minorth19.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 03' South, Longitude: 86° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.77 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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' 55.3"985.94 miwest0° 11' 11.9"12.83 minorth986.28 mi
24 hours13° 21' 19.3"912.39 mieast4° 39' 34.4"320.22 minorth971.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM1977 km1228 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:40 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 3:40 PM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:40 PM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 2:40 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmEast E
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