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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 areas 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 7:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 109° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 kilometres/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"987.89 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth987.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.0"2.69 miEast0° 16' 27.7"18.87 miNorth19.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 126° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 kilometres/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.92 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 23' 25.0"955.01 miWest0° 07' 00.2"8.03 miNorth955.33 mi
24 hours14° 26' 05.0"957.96 miEast3° 18' 57.2"227.98 miNorth992.08 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 2:30 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 11:30 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:30 PM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 2:30 PM3514 km2184 miles1897 nmEast E
QuitoWed 2:30 PM3881 km2412 miles2096 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 1:30 PM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseWed 1:30 PM4127 km2564 miles2228 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:30 PM4128 km2565 miles2229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 1:30 PM4162 km2586 miles2247 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 4:30 PM4211 km2617 miles2274 nmEast-southeast ESE

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