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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

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 5:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 80° 28' 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 miNorth963.91 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.4"6.19 miEast0° 09' 52.4"11.32 miNorth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 82° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 04.8"948.94 miWest0° 07' 18.5"8.38 miNorth949.30 mi
24 hours14° 00' 25.0"922.97 miEast3° 25' 14.8"235.22 miNorth960.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:30 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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