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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 = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 91° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.85 miWest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 miNorth990.88 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.0"2.26 miEast0° 17' 03.8"19.56 miNorth19.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 81° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.43 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.9"985.67 miWest0° 11' 10.8"12.81 miNorth986.00 mi
24 hours13° 21' 49.3"912.73 miEast4° 39' 17.4"319.87 miNorth971.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 1:20 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:20 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoFri 1:20 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:20 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:20 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:20 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:20 PM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmNortheast NE

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