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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 = Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 94° 15' 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"986.32 miWest0° 00' 39.9"0.76 miNorth986.35 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° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.65 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"942.95 miWest0° 03' 42.3"4.25 miNorth943.13 mi
24 hours14° 45' 32.0"967.58 miEast2° 06' 17.6"144.76 miNorth984.03 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 PM1842 km1144 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
LimaTue 1:30 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:30 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 1:30 PM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 1:30 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 2:30 PM2781 km1728 miles1501 nmEast E
Santiago *Tue 3:30 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoTue 1:30 PM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 2:30 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:30 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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