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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 18:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 96° 58' 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"955.78 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.79 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 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 78° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.16 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 03.2"962.05 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 minorth962.41 mi
24 hours14° 02' 55.0"938.53 mieast3° 45' 27.4"258.31 minorth980.71 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 1:32 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:32 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:32 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:32 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:32 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:32 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 2:32 PM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:32 PM3372 km2095 miles1820 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 10:32 AM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmWest W
Rio BrancoThu 1:32 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmEast-northeast ENE
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