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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

UTC time = Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 96° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.17 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.14 miWest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miNorth955.15 mi
24 hours0° 07' 01.1"7.45 miEast0° 05' 23.5"6.18 miNorth9.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 92° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.6"946.99 miWest0° 05' 29.3"6.29 miNorth947.25 mi
24 hours14° 40' 39.5"966.66 miEast2° 46' 03.6"190.32 miNorth992.18 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 *Wed 1:30 PM1366 km848 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaWed 1:30 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:30 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 3:30 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 2:30 PM3060 km1902 miles1652 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:30 PM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 2:30 PM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmEast E
CórdobaWed 3:30 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownWed 10:30 AM3410 km2119 miles1842 nmWest W

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