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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 Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 89° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.06 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.09 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.8"4.95 mieast0° 12' 35.2"14.43 minorth15.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' North, Longitude: 116° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.52 meters/second, 1603.9 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.61 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.8"996.49 miwest0° 09' 02.6"10.36 misouth996.73 mi
24 hours10° 28' 16.0"716.57 mieast3° 45' 53.8"258.72 misouth764.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 1:10 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:10 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:10 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:10 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 2:10 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:10 PM2383 km1480 miles1286 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 1:10 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:10 PM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:10 PM2838 km1764 miles1533 nmEast-southeast ESE
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