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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 96° 51' 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"955.21 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 minorth955.22 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° 48' South, Longitude: 92° 46' 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"947.07 miwest0° 05' 29.5"6.29 minorth947.33 mi
24 hours14° 40' 37.9"966.71 mieast2° 46' 06.9"190.39 minorth992.24 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 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaWed 1:30 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:30 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Wed 3:30 PM2810 km1746 miles1518 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 2:30 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:30 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 2:30 PM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmEast E
CórdobaWed 3:30 PM3358 km2086 miles1813 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownWed 10:30 AM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmWest W
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmEast-northeast ENE
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