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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 31' South
Longitude: 96° 57' 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"989.42 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.46 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 12' South
Longitude: 100° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.9 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"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.5"970.40 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 minorth970.77 mi
24 hours13° 56' 01.5"938.45 mieast4° 09' 08.6"285.43 minorth987.71 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 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:40 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 1:40 PM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:40 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 3:40 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 1:40 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:40 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:40 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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