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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 19:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' South, Longitude: 116° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"982.25 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 minorth982.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.0"3.51 mieast0° 15' 14.1"17.47 minorth17.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 121° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.13 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"939.44 miwest0° 09' 11.8"10.54 minorth939.98 mi
24 hours11° 02' 56.8"714.47 mieast4° 05' 03.6"280.92 minorth776.09 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 *Sun 2:58 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 11:58 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 9:58 AM3509 km2180 miles1895 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:58 PM3530 km2193 miles1906 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 2:58 PM4280 km2659 miles2311 nmEast E
RarotongaSun 9:58 AM4535 km2818 miles2449 nmWest W
QuitoSun 2:58 PM4618 km2870 miles2494 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 1:58 PM4626 km2875 miles2498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:58 PM4655 km2893 miles2514 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:58 PM4669 km2901 miles2521 nmNortheast NE
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