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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 91° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.39 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.33 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth989.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.48 miEast0° 16' 45.4"19.21 miNorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 95° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.4"970.09 miWest0° 09' 26.9"10.83 miNorth970.46 mi
24 hours13° 56' 31.7"938.74 miEast4° 08' 31.7"284.71 miNorth987.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:20 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Thu 1:20 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:20 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:20 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:20 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 2:20 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmEast E
BogotaThu 1:20 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNortheast NE

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