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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 38' South, Longitude: 98° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.17 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.1"957.46 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth957.47 mi
24 hours0° 06' 40.6"7.11 mieast0° 06' 51.4"7.87 minorth10.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.2"995.68 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 misouth995.56 mi
24 hours12° 07' 05.8"831.70 mieast4° 21' 45.8"299.85 misouth879.58 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 *Fri 1:40 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:40 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:40 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 10:40 AM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmWest W
La PazFri 2:40 PM3301 km2051 miles1782 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:40 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:40 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:40 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 2:40 PM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmEast-northeast ENE
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