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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 10, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 51' South
Longitude: 78° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.59 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"962.88 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 minorth962.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 55.5"6.34 mieast0° 09' 27.0"10.84 minorth12.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 00' South
Longitude: 95° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.95 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.0"934.71 miwest0° 04' 03.8"4.66 minorth934.92 mi
24 hours14° 40' 50.5"954.33 mieast2° 15' 57.0"155.86 minorth973.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:20 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:20 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:20 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 2:20 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoThu 1:20 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaThu 2:20 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 2:20 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:20 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:20 PM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresThu 2:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
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