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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 19:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 45' South
Longitude: 106° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.85 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.72 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.73 mi
24 hours0° 06' 46.6"7.21 mieast0° 06' 25.0"7.36 minorth10.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 41' South
Longitude: 144° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"1003.84 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 33' 20.3"798.49 mieast4° 36' 20.9"316.50 misouth856.74 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 *Thu 2:08 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 11:08 AM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:08 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:08 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 4:08 PM3657 km2272 miles1974 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 2:08 PM3889 km2417 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 3:08 PM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 4:08 PM4241 km2636 miles2290 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 3:08 PM4255 km2644 miles2298 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 3:08 PM4310 km2678 miles2327 nmEast-northeast ENE
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