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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 5:42:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 84° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.45 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 miNorth955.77 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.36 miEast0° 05' 49.9"6.69 miNorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' South, Longitude: 66° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.03 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.8"961.47 miWest0° 08' 15.9"9.47 miNorth961.83 mi
24 hours14° 04' 22.4"939.64 miEast3° 43' 44.7"256.36 miNorth981.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:42 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:42 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:42 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:42 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 2:42 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:42 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:42 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:42 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Thu 12:42 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:42 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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