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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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 94° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.1"986.39 miwest0° 00' 39.9"0.76 minorth986.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.6"2.92 mieast0° 16' 07.8"18.49 minorth18.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 126° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.6"943.02 miwest0° 03' 42.5"4.25 minorth943.20 mi
24 hours14° 45' 31.7"967.65 mieast2° 06' 21.3"144.84 minorth984.11 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 *Tue 1:30 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:30 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 1:30 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilTue 1:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 1:30 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 2:30 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 3:30 PM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoTue 1:30 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 2:30 PM3088 km1919 miles1668 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:30 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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