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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 6:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 96° 54' 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"981.88 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.72 miNorth981.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.5"3.56 miEast0° 15' 08.3"17.35 miNorth17.71 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: 171° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 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' 41.3"954.68 miWest0° 05' 26.6"6.24 miSouth954.46 mi
24 hours13° 41' 40.7"905.12 miEast1° 41' 20.7"116.17 miSouth908.32 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 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:40 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:40 PM3068 km1906 miles1657 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 1:40 PM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:40 PM3329 km2068 miles1797 nmEast E
San JoseSat 12:40 PM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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