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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 5:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 84° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.05 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"981.82 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 miNorth981.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.56 miEast0° 15' 07.6"17.34 miNorth17.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 159° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 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"15.92 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"955.15 miWest0° 05' 31.5"6.33 miSouth954.93 mi
24 hours13° 40' 06.5"903.76 miEast1° 43' 32.3"118.68 miSouth907.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:50 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:50 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:50 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:50 PM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:50 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Sat 2:50 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:50 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaSat 2:50 PM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Sat 12:50 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmWest-southwest WSW

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