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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 77° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.06 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.3 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"963.88 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth963.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.5"6.19 mieast0° 09' 52.2"11.32 minorth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 80° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 04.1"948.82 miwest0° 07' 17.3"8.36 minorth949.18 mi
24 hours14° 00' 44.4"923.22 mieast3° 24' 50.2"234.75 minorth960.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:20 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth N
La PazFri 1:20 PM1184 km735 miles639 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:20 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaFri 2:20 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Fri 2:20 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 12:20 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresFri 2:20 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
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