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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 = Saturday, January 25, 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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 81° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"981.81 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 miNorth981.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.56 miEast0° 15' 07.4"17.34 miNorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 157° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"955.24 miWest0° 05' 32.5"6.35 miSouth955.03 mi
24 hours13° 39' 47.5"903.49 miEast1° 43' 58.4"119.18 miSouth907.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:40 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:40 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:40 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sat 2:40 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 12:40 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaSat 2:40 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:40 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmEast-southeast ESE

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