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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 16' South, Longitude: 95° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.9"959.99 miwest0° 00' 19.9"0.38 minorth960.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 19.7"6.76 mieast0° 08' 10.8"9.38 minorth11.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 155° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.01 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.3"945.99 miwest0° 06' 14.9"7.16 misouth945.73 mi
24 hours14° 26' 25.1"947.83 mieast1° 54' 41.4"131.49 misouth951.51 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 *Mon 1:26 PM1530 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:26 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:26 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:26 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 2:26 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:26 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 2:26 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:26 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 3:26 PM3229 km2007 miles1744 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM3569 km2217 miles1927 nmWest-southwest WSW
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