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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 94° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.72 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"987.83 miWest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 miNorth987.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.5"2.70 miEast0° 16' 27.0"18.85 miNorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 111° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.75 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 23' 23.0"954.41 miWest0° 06' 52.8"7.89 miNorth954.72 mi
24 hours14° 27' 11.0"958.60 miEast3° 16' 22.3"225.02 miNorth992.01 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 *Wed 1:30 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:30 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:30 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 1:30 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:30 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:30 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:30 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 1:30 PM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:30 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:30 PM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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