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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 99° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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"989.36 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth989.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.1"2.48 mieast0° 16' 45.8"19.22 minorth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' South, Longitude: 102° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.90 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 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' 30.0"970.43 miwest0° 09' 29.5"10.88 minorth970.81 mi
24 hours13° 55' 48.8"938.24 mieast4° 09' 23.9"285.70 minorth987.58 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 1:50 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:50 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:50 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:50 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:50 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmEast E
AdamstownThu 10:50 AM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Thu 3:50 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseThu 12:50 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 1:50 PM3486 km2166 miles1883 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 12:50 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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