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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 96° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 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"989.35 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.2"2.48 mieast0° 16' 45.8"19.21 minorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 99° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 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' 29.4"970.32 miwest0° 09' 28.7"10.86 minorth970.69 mi
24 hours13° 56' 03.2"938.41 mieast4° 09' 06.5"285.37 minorth987.65 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 1:40 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:40 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 1:40 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:40 PM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:40 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:40 PM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:40 PM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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