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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 31' South
Longitude: 111° 57' 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"989.49 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.7"2.47 mieast0° 16' 46.5"19.23 minorth19.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 02' South
Longitude: 114° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.16 meters/second, 1563.0 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 843.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.8"971.08 miwest0° 09' 34.2"10.97 minorth971.46 mi
24 hours13° 54' 35.9"937.45 mieast4° 10' 51.6"287.39 minorth987.26 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 2:40 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:40 PM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmEast E
PapeeteThu 9:40 AM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmWest W
QuitoThu 2:40 PM4131 km2567 miles2231 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM4260 km2647 miles2300 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM4262 km2648 miles2301 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:40 PM4313 km2680 miles2329 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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