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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° 40' 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 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"982.21 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 minorth982.24 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: 95° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 43.9"937.66 miwest0° 09' 01.2"10.34 minorth938.19 mi
24 hours11° 05' 03.0"715.45 mieast4° 01' 14.8"276.58 minorth775.47 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 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:06 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 1:06 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 2:06 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 1:06 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSun 1:06 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 3:06 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 2:06 PM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:06 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmEast E
Córdoba *Sun 4:06 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSoutheast SE
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