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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 6:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 92° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.08 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 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"963.92 miWest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 miNorth963.94 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.0"6.18 miEast0° 09' 53.3"11.34 miNorth12.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 94° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.59 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.5"949.54 miWest0° 07' 24.4"8.49 miNorth949.91 mi
24 hours13° 58' 48.4"921.72 miEast3° 27' 16.8"237.54 miNorth959.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 1:20 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:20 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 3:20 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM2577 km1602 miles1392 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:20 PM2672 km1661 miles1443 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:20 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:20 PM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:20 PM2983 km1853 miles1610 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:20 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmEast-southeast ESE

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