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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' South, Longitude: 109° 27' 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"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"989.48 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.51 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: 112° 06' 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 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.4"970.97 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth971.34 mi
24 hours13° 54' 50.2"937.62 mieast4° 10' 34.6"287.07 minorth987.34 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 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:30 PM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:30 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM4107 km2552 miles2218 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM4116 km2557 miles2222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 1:30 PM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:30 PM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 1:30 PM4238 km2634 miles2289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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