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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 14' South
Longitude: 109° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.10 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 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' 54.6"991.00 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 minorth991.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.4"2.25 mieast0° 17' 04.7"19.57 minorth19.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 98° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.99 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.2"986.42 miwest0° 11' 14.4"12.88 minorth986.75 mi
24 hours13° 20' 08.3"911.44 mieast4° 40' 13.6"320.96 minorth970.81 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 *Fri 2:30 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:30 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:30 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:30 PM3530 km2193 miles1906 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:30 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 1:30 PM4079 km2535 miles2203 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:30 PM4087 km2540 miles2207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:30 PM4098 km2546 miles2213 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:30 PM4128 km2565 miles2229 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:30 PM4208 km2614 miles2272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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