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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 = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 5:30:00 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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 81° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.75 miWest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miNorth955.76 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.37 miEast0° 05' 49.6"6.68 miNorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 63° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.84 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.9"961.33 miWest0° 08' 14.6"9.45 miNorth961.69 mi
24 hours14° 04' 43.3"939.91 miEast3° 43' 19.8"255.88 miNorth981.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:30 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:30 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:30 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 2:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:30 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Thu 2:30 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:30 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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