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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 42' South
Longitude: 75° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.06 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"963.94 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth963.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.6"6.19 mieast0° 09' 52.0"11.32 minorth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 46' South
Longitude: 77° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.5"948.78 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.34 minorth949.14 mi
24 hours14° 01' 01.5"923.50 mieast3° 24' 28.4"234.34 minorth960.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazFri 1:10 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:10 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:10 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 2:10 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaFri 2:10 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioFri 2:10 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 12:10 PM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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