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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 7:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 111° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.47 meters/second, 1538.9 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"955.80 miWest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miNorth955.82 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.2"7.36 miEast0° 05' 51.9"6.73 miNorth9.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 92° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.05 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.0"962.73 miWest0° 08' 26.8"9.68 miNorth963.09 mi
24 hours14° 01' 13.1"937.23 miEast3° 47' 24.6"260.55 miNorth980.02 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 2:30 PM514 km319 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:30 PM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:30 AM4015 km2495 miles2168 nmWest W
Santiago *Thu 4:30 PM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 2:30 PM4357 km2707 miles2353 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 3:30 PM4581 km2846 miles2473 nmEast E
San JoseThu 1:30 PM4697 km2919 miles2536 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM4717 km2931 miles2547 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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