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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 = Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 6:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 94° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.74 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.1"992.39 miWest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 miNorth992.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 50.6"2.03 miEast0° 17' 21.7"19.90 miNorth20.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 70° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.62 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.5"996.92 miWest0° 11' 58.6"13.72 miNorth997.14 mi
24 hours12° 49' 52.7"884.91 miEast4° 48' 10.4"330.00 miNorth946.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:30 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:30 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 3:30 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 2:30 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmEast E
San JoseSat 12:30 PM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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