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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 19:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 46' South
Longitude: 116° 40' 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"982.32 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 minorth982.35 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 50' South
Longitude: 122° 08' 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' 49.5"939.53 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.55 minorth940.06 mi
24 hours11° 02' 55.5"714.51 mieast4° 05' 05.9"280.98 minorth776.15 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 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 11:58 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 9:58 AM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:58 PM3555 km2209 miles1919 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 2:58 PM4308 km2677 miles2326 nmEast E
RarotongaSun 9:58 AM4507 km2800 miles2433 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 1:58 PM4639 km2882 miles2505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 2:58 PM4645 km2886 miles2508 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 1:58 PM4674 km2904 miles2524 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:58 PM4688 km2913 miles2531 nmNortheast NE
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