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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 96° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.46 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 minorth955.86 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.5"7.36 mieast0° 05' 50.8"6.71 minorth9.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 78° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 03.0"962.11 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 minorth962.47 mi
24 hours14° 02' 56.6"938.61 mieast3° 45' 25.7"258.30 minorth980.79 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 1:30 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:30 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:30 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:30 PM3075 km1911 miles1661 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:30 PM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 2:30 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:30 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:30 AM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmWest W
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