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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° 21' 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"956.46 miwest0° 00' 15.1"0.29 minorth956.48 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: 63° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.65 meters/second, 1575.5 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' 48.4"978.87 miwest0° 10' 22.0"11.88 minorth979.23 mi
24 hours13° 20' 02.2"904.52 mieast4° 23' 20.1"301.63 minorth959.18 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 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:30 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:30 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:30 PM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:30 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:30 PM3318 km2062 miles1792 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:30 AM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmWest W
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