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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 99° 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"955.85 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.86 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.4"7.36 mieast0° 05' 51.0"6.71 minorth9.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 80° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 03.7"962.23 miwest0° 08' 22.0"9.59 minorth962.59 mi
24 hours14° 02' 39.1"938.39 mieast3° 45' 46.0"258.69 minorth980.67 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 1:40 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:40 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:40 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmWest W
La PazThu 2:40 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:40 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 2:40 PM3551 km2207 miles1917 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:40 PM3586 km2229 miles1937 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmEast-northeast ENE
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