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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 111° 44' 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"955.87 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.88 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 07.1"962.81 miwest0° 08' 27.0"9.68 minorth963.17 mi
24 hours14° 01' 11.1"937.27 mieast3° 47' 26.8"260.61 minorth980.07 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 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM3411 km2120 miles1842 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:30 PM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:30 AM3987 km2478 miles2153 nmWest W
Santiago *Thu 4:30 PM4171 km2592 miles2252 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 2:30 PM4382 km2723 miles2366 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 3:30 PM4609 km2864 miles2489 nmEast E
San JoseThu 1:30 PM4717 km2931 miles2547 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM4732 km2940 miles2555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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