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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 46' South, Longitude: 96° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.76 meters/second, 1539.9 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.53 miwest0° 00' 15.1"0.29 minorth956.55 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.4"7.26 mieast0° 06' 17.8"7.22 minorth10.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 17' South, Longitude: 64° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.66 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.5"978.95 miwest0° 10' 22.0"11.88 minorth979.31 mi
24 hours13° 20' 00.2"904.56 mieast4° 23' 21.4"301.67 minorth959.23 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 *Fri 1:30 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:30 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:30 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:30 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:30 PM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:30 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:30 AM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmWest W
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