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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

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 42' 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"957.39 miWest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 miNorth957.40 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° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.6 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"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.3"995.62 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miSouth995.50 mi
24 hours12° 07' 04.0"831.61 miEast4° 21' 46.8"299.85 miSouth879.50 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 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:40 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:40 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 10:40 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmWest W
La PazFri 2:40 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:40 PM3307 km2055 miles1785 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:40 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:40 PM3544 km2202 miles1914 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 2:40 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmEast-northeast ENE

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