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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 25, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 97° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.07 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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"981.94 miwest0° 00' 37.3"0.72 minorth981.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.3"3.56 mieast0° 15' 08.3"17.36 minorth17.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 10' South, Longitude: 172° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 41.2"954.73 miwest0° 05' 26.4"6.24 misouth954.52 mi
24 hours13° 41' 42.8"905.21 mieast1° 41' 17.8"116.12 misouth908.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:40 PM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:40 PM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM3310 km2056 miles1787 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:40 PM3358 km2086 miles1813 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 10:40 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmWest-southwest WSW
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