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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:26:00 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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 16' South, Longitude: 94° 53' 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"959.92 miWest0° 00' 19.9"0.38 miNorth959.94 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° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.02 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 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' 44.4"945.94 miWest0° 06' 15.1"7.17 miSouth945.68 mi
24 hours14° 26' 23.3"947.74 miEast1° 54' 45.1"131.55 miSouth951.43 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 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:26 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:26 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:26 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 2:26 PM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:26 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 2:26 PM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:26 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaMon 3:26 PM3202 km1989 miles1729 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest-southwest WSW

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