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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 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 106° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 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"989.40 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.8"2.47 mieast0° 16' 46.2"19.22 minorth19.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 109° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.05 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 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' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.7"970.78 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 minorth971.15 mi
24 hours13° 55' 06.0"937.74 mieast4° 10' 15.6"286.69 minorth987.35 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 2:20 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 11:20 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:20 PM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:20 PM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 1:20 PM3923 km2437 miles2118 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM3950 km2454 miles2133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM3971 km2467 miles2144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 1:20 PM3974 km2470 miles2146 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 4:20 PM3999 km2485 miles2159 nmEast-southeast ESE
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