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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 32' South
Longitude: 88° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.84 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"983.68 miwest0° 00' 38.4"0.73 minorth983.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.31 mieast0° 15' 32.8"17.82 minorth18.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 83° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.3"961.97 miwest0° 11' 05.5"12.71 minorth962.53 mi
24 hours10° 39' 53.9"705.29 mieast4° 45' 31.9"327.21 minorth784.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 1:06 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:06 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 1:06 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 2:06 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:06 PM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 1:06 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Mon 3:06 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 2:06 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 2:06 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmEast E
Córdoba *Mon 4:06 PM2840 km1765 miles1533 nmSoutheast SE
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