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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 50' South
Longitude: 114° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"962.99 miwest0° 00' 23.1"0.44 minorth963.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 54.6"6.33 mieast0° 09' 29.5"10.89 minorth12.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 50' South
Longitude: 129° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.8"935.80 miwest0° 04' 24.7"5.06 minorth936.03 mi
24 hours14° 37' 32.1"951.76 mieast2° 23' 39.1"164.68 minorth972.67 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 *Thu 2:44 PM771 km479 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3544 km2202 miles1914 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmWest W
LimaThu 2:44 PM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 4:44 PM4462 km2773 miles2409 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 2:44 PM4564 km2836 miles2464 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:44 AM4690 km2914 miles2532 nmWest W
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM4795 km2979 miles2589 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM4797 km2981 miles2590 nmNortheast NE
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