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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 52' South
Longitude: 97° 14' 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 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 02' South
Longitude: 78° 34' 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' 03.3"962.13 miwest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 minorth962.49 mi
24 hours14° 02' 53.0"938.57 mieast3° 45' 29.8"258.38 minorth980.77 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 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:32 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:32 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:32 PM2849 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:32 PM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:32 PM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:32 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmWest W
SucreThu 2:32 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:32 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:32 PM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmEast-northeast ENE
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