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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 75° 28' 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"963.87 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth963.89 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 Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 77° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 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"948.71 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 minorth949.06 mi
24 hours14° 01' 03.7"923.47 mieast3° 24' 25.5"234.28 minorth960.67 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 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:10 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 12:10 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmNorth N
SucreFri 1:10 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaFri 2:10 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1533 km952 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:10 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioFri 2:10 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSoutheast SE
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