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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 94° 14' 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"955.84 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.85 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.5"7.36 mieast0° 05' 50.6"6.70 minorth9.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' South, Longitude: 75° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.10 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.4"961.99 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.55 minorth962.35 mi
24 hours14° 03' 14.0"938.84 mieast3° 45' 05.2"257.91 minorth980.91 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 *Thu 1:20 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:20 PM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:20 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:20 PM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:20 PM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 2:20 PM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:20 PM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:20 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmWest W
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