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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 7:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 109° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.42 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"989.41 miWest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 miNorth989.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.8"2.47 miEast0° 16' 46.4"19.23 miNorth19.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' South, Longitude: 111° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.10 meters/second, 1562.8 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.8 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' 32.2"970.89 miWest0° 09' 33.1"10.95 miNorth971.26 mi
24 hours13° 54' 51.7"937.57 miEast4° 10' 32.6"287.01 miNorth987.28 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 2:30 PM1060 km659 miles572 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:30 PM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:30 PM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM4090 km2542 miles2209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 1:30 PM4102 km2549 miles2215 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:30 PM4136 km2570 miles2233 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 4:30 PM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmEast-southeast ESE

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