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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 Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 88° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.19 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"982.14 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 minorth982.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.9"3.53 mieast0° 15' 12.6"17.44 minorth17.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 94° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.8"937.58 miwest0° 09' 01.1"10.34 minorth938.11 mi
24 hours11° 05' 04.2"715.41 mieast4° 01' 12.5"276.51 minorth775.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 1:06 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:06 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 1:06 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 2:06 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:06 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 1:06 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sun 3:06 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 2:06 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:06 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast E
Córdoba *Sun 4:06 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmSoutheast SE
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