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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 6:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 94° 10' 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"989.34 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth989.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.48 miEast0° 16' 45.5"19.21 miNorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 97° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.0"970.20 miWest0° 09' 27.8"10.84 miNorth970.58 mi
24 hours13° 56' 17.4"938.57 miEast4° 08' 49.2"285.04 miNorth987.72 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 *Thu 1:30 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:30 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 1:30 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:30 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:30 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:30 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM2965 km1843 miles1601 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:30 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:30 PM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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