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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

UTC time = Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 81° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.36 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miNorth980.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.77 miEast0° 14' 46.7"16.94 miNorth17.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 170° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.76 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.3"970.04 miWest0° 07' 32.4"8.64 miSouth969.81 mi
24 hours12° 52' 09.9"862.19 miEast2° 39' 15.0"182.50 miSouth875.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast E
SucreFri 1:40 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM2178 km1354 miles1176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:40 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmEast-southeast ESE

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