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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 27' South
Longitude: 90° 09' 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"972.13 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.16 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 23' North
Longitude: 116° 12' 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"996.56 miwest0° 09' 02.6"10.36 misouth996.81 mi
24 hours10° 28' 15.7"716.62 mieast3° 45' 54.7"258.75 misouth764.67 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 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:10 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:10 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:10 PM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 2:10 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:10 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 1:10 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:10 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:10 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmEast-southeast ESE
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