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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 80° 45' 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"963.95 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth963.97 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.4"6.19 mieast0° 09' 52.4"11.32 minorth12.91 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° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.6 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' 04.9"949.02 miwest0° 07' 18.7"8.38 minorth949.38 mi
24 hours14° 00' 23.0"923.01 mieast3° 25' 17.5"235.28 minorth960.48 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 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM1636 km1017 miles884 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 12:30 PM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Fri 2:30 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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